Plate

Description
Single-reeded circular plate with flat well incised at perimeter; no foot ring. Underside struck twice with partial lamb-and-flag touchmark for William Elsworth above four pseudo hallmarks oriented the opposite direction: the raised serif letters "[W.]E" with two horizontal lines below, a Paschal Lamb, Britannia or Columbia seated, and an illegible figure (left-facing lion rampant), all in clipped-corner squares. One of two plates, DL*006812.01-.02.
Maker is William Elsworth (1746-1816), working in New York City, 1767-1798.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
plate
Object Type
plate
date made
1767 - 1798
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 9 3/8 in; 1.27 cm x 23.8125 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
Associated Place
United States: Connecticut, Stonington
ID Number
DL*006812.02
accession number
28810
catalog number
6812.02
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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