Dish

Dish

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Description
Single-reeded circular dish with curved booge and flat well, both scored with several lines around perimeter; no foot ring. Six marks on underside, struck twice with the lion-in-gateway touch mark of John Danforth above four pseudo hallmarks (left to right), the raised serif letters "ID", lion's head erased, Britannia seated and sword pointing up, all in rounded rectangles.
Maker is John Danforth (1741-1799) of Norwich, CT; working circa 1773-1793.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dish
Object Type
plate
date made
ca 1773-1793
place made
United States: Connecticut, Norwich
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5/8 in x 7 5/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 19.3675 cm
ID Number
1986.0027.34
catalog number
1986.0027.34
accession number
1986.0027
Credit Line
Bequest of Dr. 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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