Dessert Dish

Dessert Dish

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Shallow, fluted dish engraved at center of flat well "Z. \ G / M / 1.7.32" in shaded roman letters framed by two branches of flowers tied by a bowknot at bottom. Scalloped wrigglework bands around perimeter of well and plain edge. Well underside has two faint partial touchmarks attributed to Francis Bassett I, featuring a lion passant facing left over the raised roman initials "F*B".
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date made
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 7/8 in x 8 1/2 in; 2.2225 cm x 21.59 cm
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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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