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Description
Small, single-reeded circular dish with flat well having a faint, partially visible scored line around perimeter; no foot ring. Partial sawtooth circle with eagle touch mark of Samuel Danforth struck twice on underside; mark at left very faint and appears to be overstruck with "SA(M?)[???]" in raised roman letters in an oval. See also DL*391774-DL*391775 (same maker and plate size).
Maker is Samuel Danforth of Hartford, CT; working 1795-1816.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dish
Object Type
plate
date made
1795-1816
place made
United States: Connecticut, Hartford
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5/8 in x 7 7/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 20.0025 cm
ID Number
DL.300859.0010
catalog number
300859.0010
accession number
300859
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Alma R. Duckworth
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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