Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1760-1770

GUSN

GUSN-8635

Description

Medium size pewter plate; wide flat brim; shallow curved well; incised band around face.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
casting (process)
incising
pewter (tin alloy)
stamping (forming)
tin alloy
Georgian (British Renaissance-Baroque style)
Pewter
Cast
Stamped
Georgian
Incised
Plate

Inscription

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?

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Groce, Thomas (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

8 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.725.3