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Description
Small circular plate or saucer with plain rim and flat well; no foot ring. Six marks on underside, a crowned "X" stamped incuse above four pseudo hallmarks (left to right): "B&P" in raised serif letters between horizontal bands in an octagon, Britannia seated in a rectangle, a lion's head erased in round shield, and a Tudor rose in clipped-corner square; "LONDON" in large, raised serif letters in rectangle below. One of two small plates (same maker, different marks), 1991.0825.08-.09.
Maker is Bush & Perkins (Robert Bush I and Richard Perkins); in partnership, 1771-1781, in Bristol and Bitton, England. Produced and sold pewter wares for domestic use and export.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
plate
date made
late 18th or early 19th century
ca 1775
place made
United Kingdom: England, Bristol
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1/2 in x 4 1/8 in; 1.27 cm x 10.4775 cm
ID Number
1991.0825.09
catalog number
1991.0825.09
accession number
1991.0825
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John H. Murray (Anne W. Murray)
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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