Charger

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1725-1775

GUSN

GUSN-51374

Description

Round pewter charger with incised bands on edge of brim; monogram "M B" on brim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chargers (platters)
pewter (tin alloy)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Charger

Inscription

"MB" (Engraved)
"SB" / [lion] / [illegible] (touchmarks)
[wheel with illegible text] / "LONDON" / [crown and rose] (touchmarks)

Maker

Ellis, Samuel (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

1 (H), 13 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Edwin Buckingham Sears

Accession Number

1987.104

Places

London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom)