Plate

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1760-1780

GUSN

GUSN-8641

Description

Round form with flat brim shallow well. Molded edge at back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

plates (dishes)
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Pewter
PLATE

Inscription

Types paper label - adhesive tape on front: FERNCROFT PLATE Mark: 1692/CROFT [within partial surround of fern-like design] [Touch of Thomas Swanson, London. Also mark of Samuel Ellis and his touches which Swanson took over in 1765.]

Associated Building

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

Maker

Swanson, Thomas (Pewterer)

Location of Origin

London, England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

8.625 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.727