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Dish

Dish

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Description
Large, single-reeded circular dish with flat well scored around perimeter; no foot ring. Six marks struck on underside, two different touch marks of Frederick Bassett above four pseudo hallmarks (left to right), rampant lion, illegible figure (possibly a ship), scales and the raised serif letters "FB", all in shaped shields. Planishing marks on underside of booge. Sawtoothed circular, brown and torn paper label affixed to underside with cellophane tape is inscribed and printed (in black) "#3131(?) / Original / John B. Kerfoot / Collection".
Maker is Frederick Bassett (1740-1800); working in New York, NY, 1761-1780 and 1785-circa1800, and Hartford, CT, 1780-1785.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dish
date made
1761-1800
place made
United States: New York, New York City
United States: Connecticut, Hartford
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 in x 14 3/4 in; 2.54 cm x 37.465 cm
ID Number
1986.0027.39
accession number
1986.0027
catalog number
1986.0027.39
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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