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Gallon-size circular basin or bowl with narrow flat rim, rounded tapering sides and flat well; no foot ring. Partial, faint marks on underside of well include possible touchmark of a ducal coronet with element below and secondary marks of a crowned Tudor rose to right and traces of letters in a curved banner below.
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.
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Object Name
date made
ca 1775
Copp Family
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
place used
United States: Connecticut, Stonington
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 2 1/2 in x 12 in; 6.35 cm x 30.48 cm
rim width: 1/2 in; 1.27 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of John Brenton Copp
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Copp Collection
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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