Hot Water Plate Warmer

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1780-1790

GUSN

GUSN-42950

Description

Round pewter hot water plate warmer. Plate-shaped body with hollow interior. Small hinged flap on rim to pour water into hollow reservoir. Opposing, hinged handles.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plate warmers
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Warmer, Plate

Inscription

"X" (beneath a crown)
"45" (on sticker)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 1/2 x 12 (HxW), 9 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Museum Purchase

Accession Number

1934.606

Places

Wellesley (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)

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