Plate

Description
Plain-rimmed circular dish with shallow, flat well scored around perimeter; no foot ring. Underside of rim is struck with seven marks, three at top are a partial touch mark for Stephen Cox, an incuse crowned "X", and an indented oval bordered by "[HARD] / [METAL]", while four partial hallmarks are below (left to right): "S•C" between horizontal lines and Britannia seated, both in squares, a lion's head erased facing left in an octagon, and an illegible figure (a rooster walking left) in a clipped-corner square. Two clipped-corner white paper collector's labels adhered near center of underside. One of three plates, DL*006812.03-.05.
Maker is Stephen Cox of Bristol, England, w. 1735-1754.
The Copp Collection contains a variety of household objects that the Copp family of Connecticut used from around 1700 until the mid-1800s. Part of the Puritan Great Migration from England to Boston, the family eventually made their home in New London County, Connecticut, where their textiles, clothes, utensils, ceramics, books, bibles, and letters provide a vivid picture of daily life. More of the collection from the Division of Home and Community Life can be viewed by searching accession number 28810.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
plate
Object Type
plate
date made
1735-1754
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 24.5 cm; 9 5/8 in
overall: 1/2 in x 9 5/8 in; 1.27 cm x 24.4475 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England, Bristol
ID Number
DL*006812.04
accession number
28810
catalog number
6812.04
subject
Domestic Furnishings
Copp Collection
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Copp Collection
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of John Brenton Copp
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