Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1750-1800

GUSN

GUSN-7536

Description

Simple; beaded edge to slightly angled rim engraved "MK" leading to sharp cavetto and sloping dished center.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
Pewter
Beaded
PLATE

Inscription

Engraved on rim: MK Marked on bottom: Townsend & Compton/Made in London [and four hallmarkings]

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Townsend & Compton (Maker)
MK (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

8 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.705.3