Plate

Description:

Single-reeded circular plate with flat well scored once near booge; no foot ring. Partial touchmark of James Porter, consisting of part of the right side of a shield-body, spreadwing eagle grasping arrows in its talon, struck twice on underside of well.

Maker is James Porter of Middletown, CT (in the Connecticut River Valley) and Baltimore, MD; working circa 1795-1803.

Date Made: ca 18001795 - 1803

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, MiddletownUnited States: Maryland, Baltimore

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

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Bequest of Dr. Joseph H. Kler

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0027.06Catalog Number: 1986.0027.06Accession Number: 1986.0027

Object Name: plateObject Type: plate

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5/8 in x 8 in; 1.5875 cm x 20.32 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-7928-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_303607

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