Charger

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1700-1799

GUSN

GUSN-5203

Description

Circular shape with deep well; one incised line inside; broad flat rim with no defined edge on front; fold-over-type edge on back; hammered marks evident on rear cavetto.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chargers (platters)
hammering
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Pewter
Hammered
CHARGER

Inscription

Marked ""LONDON"" (in scroll). (lion passant), (fleur), ""E+Co,"" (neptune). Also ""EDGAR____"" with neptune symbol. Mark similar to 1971.570-74, but elongated and with more facial detail, etc.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Edgar Curtis & Co. (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

13.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.568