Dish

Dish

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Description
Large, single-reeded circular dish with flat well scored around perimeter; no foot ring. Underside struck twice with touch mark of Samuel Pierce, both partial; consists of his name in scrolled reserves above and below a spreadwing, shield-body eagle.
Maker is Samuel Pierce (1767-1840) of Middletown, CT, and Greenfield, MA; probably made while living in Greenfield, 1795-1810.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dish
Object Type
plate
date made
ca 1788-1831
1795-1810
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Greenfield
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3/4 in x 11 1/4 in; 1.905 cm x 28.575 cm
ID Number
1986.0027.08
catalog number
1986.0027.08
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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