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Medium size pewter plate; wide flat brim; shallow curved well; incised band around face.
pewter (tin alloy)
Georgian (British Renaissance-Baroque style)
Stamped on front rim: [crown]/GIII [within oval] Maker's touchmark stamped on reverse: Thomas/Groce [in arched stamp with three crowns] Stamped on reverse: IN/LONDON Quality mark of Hall of the Worshipful Company of Pewterers stamped on reverse: [crown]/X Typed paper lable by NFL: Maker: Thomas Groce, London./Yeoman, 16 June, 1737. Touch same date./Crowned X is quality mark controlled/by Pewterer's Company. Circa 1760?
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),
Groce, Thomas (Pewterer)
8 1/2 (diameter) (inches)
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little