Charger

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

late 18th century

GUSN

GUSN-7999

Description

Circular with dished bottom with wide rim and molded edge. Incised line in bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

chargers (platters)
incising
molding (forming)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Pewter
Molded
Incised
CHARGER

Inscription

Stamped on rim: MK Stamped on back: TOWNSEND & COMPANY/[dove and unicorn in oval] MADE IN LONDON/[crown/rosette in oval] [two shields]

Associated Building

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

Maker

Townsend & Compton (Maker)

Location of Origin

London, England

Dimensions

13.313 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.701