Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850-1900

GUSN

GUSN-36650

Description

Round pewter plate with flat brim, incised band around well and three evenly spaced holes pierced in rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
pewter (tin alloy)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Plate

Inscription

[eagle holding branches and arrows between columns] / "N.A" / [Britannica] / [Rooster] / [dragon?] (touchmarks)
"38" (Museum or Collector's Number? )

Related Items

Title Syrup Pitcher Accession Number 1934.608

Maker

Austin, Nathaniel (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

Charlestown, Massachusetts

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1/2 (H), 9 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1934.619

Places

Wellesley (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)
Charlestown (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]