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

Dimensions

8.625 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1992.727