Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1756-1783

GUSN

GUSN-29076

Description

Small, round silver plate. Numerous marks on back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
silver (metal)
plating (metal coating)
Pewter
Plate

Inscription

"THOMAS SWAN / LONDON" (Touchmark / each set of text within a medallion)
"SUCCESSOR / TO S. ELLIS / LONDON" (each line inside a semicicular bubble)
"I A"; SE (six hallmarks; the first two with "I" and "A" underneath; the last with "SE" inside a rounded square)

Maker

Swan (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1/2 (H), 8 3/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Mrs. Jane N. Grew

Accession Number

1920.362

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)