Dish

Dish

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Description
Large, single-reeded circular dish with hammered booge and flat well; no foot ring. Underside struck with the incuse serif letters "A" and "M", two partial "SEMPER EADEM" touch marks of John Skinner, and a very faint "[LO]NDON" in raised serif letters in a scrolled reserve.
Maker is John Skinner (1733-1813) of Boston, MA; working 1756-1785 or 1790. A succession of Boston pewterers used the "Semper Eadem" touch mark and "London" banner.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dish
date made
1756-1785 or 1790
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 16 5/8 in; 2.54 cm x 42.2275 cm
ID Number
1986.0027.40
accession number
1986.0027
catalog number
1986.0027.40
Credit Line
Bequest of Joseph H. Kler
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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