Dish

Description:

Large, single-reeded circular dish with hammered booge and flat well; no foot ring. Underside struck with the incuse serif letters "A" and "M", two partial "SEMPER EADEM" touch marks of John Skinner, and a very faint "[LO]NDON" in raised serif letters in a scrolled reserve.

Maker is John Skinner (1733-1813) of Boston, MA; working 1756-1785 or 1790. A succession of Boston pewterers used the "Semper Eadem" touch mark and "London" banner.

Date Made: 1756-1785 or 1790

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, Boston

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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Credit Line: Bequest of Joseph H. Kler

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0027.40Accession Number: 1986.0027Catalog Number: 1986.0027.40

Object Name: dish

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 1 in x 16 5/8 in; 2.54 cm x 42.2275 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-b108-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_303495

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