Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1775

GUSN

GUSN-51107

Description

Of circular form, a simple beaded lip on a flat rim with initials, and a deep well with sloping sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Pewter
PLATE

Inscription

Stamped on the rim is: AL. On adhesive tape is: Abigail (Bailey) Little, wife of Colonel Moses Little/born 2/15/1724/: m.6/15/1743: died 2/6/1815. Touchmarks of the Tudor Rose, ""Thomas"" over a circular mark, ""SE"" in a shield, and ""London"".

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Ellis, Samuel (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

9 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.758