Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1748-1801

GUSN

GUSN-36651

Description

Round pewter plate with shallow well and flat brim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"JOHN / TOWNSEND" / "THOMAS / GRIFFIN" / "X [over warn cartouche, illegible writing]" (Two worn maker's stamps / A third illegible touchmark)
"4B" (Collector's number?)

Related Items

Title Syrup Pitcher Accession Number 1934.608
Title Plate Accession Number 1934.621

Maker

John Townsend & Thomas Griffin (Pewterer)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1/2 (H), 9 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1934.620

Places

Wellesley (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)