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Description
Single-reeded plate with shallow flat well scored once near booge; no foot ring. Underside of well struck twice with touchmark of Ebenezer Southmayd, consisting of a three-masted sailing ship above the raised roman letters "ES"; "Jn Buell" faintly inscribed in script on underside of rim to left of marks.
Maker is Ebenezer Southmayd (1775-1831); working in Middletown, CT, ca. 1797-1802, and Castleton, VT, ca. 1802-1831.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
plate
Object Type
plate
date made
ca 1797 - 1831
place made
United States: Connecticut, Middletown
United States: Vermont, Castleton
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5/8 in x 7 7/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 20.0025 cm
ID Number
1986.0027.03
catalog number
1986.0027.03
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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