Plate

Plate

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Description
Single-reeded circular plate with flat well; no foot ring. Lightly engraved in script at top of curved face of rim "E H / 1837". Underside of well is scored with two concentric circles enclosing an unidentified shield-shaped touchmark, consisting of the raised serif letters "IGH" in a horizontal band against a vertically-hatched ground, struck three times arranged as points of a triangle, all marks face center.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
plate
Object Type
plate
date made
ca 1800
place made
United States
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 9 3/8 in; 2.54 cm x 23.8125 cm
ID Number
1986.0027.90
catalog number
1986.0027.90
accession number
1986.0027
Credit Line
Bequest of Dr. Joseph H. Kler
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Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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