Charger

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1755-1782

GUSN

GUSN-54972

Description

Round pewter charger with flat and shallow well.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Inscription

"THOMAS / DANFORTH" / "THOMAS / DANFORTH" / "TD" / [dragon] / [Britannia] (touchmarks)

Maker

Danforth, Thomas, II (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

Middletown, Connecticut

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

1/2 (H), 12 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift from Charles K. Davis

Accession Number

1949.156

Places

Fairfield (Fairfield county, Connecticut)
Middletown (Middlesex county, Connecticut)