Dish

Dish

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Large, single-reeded circular dish with deep, rounded booge and flat well engraved at center "S.C. / 1748." in a shaded, leafy-scrolled font accented by flourishes; no foot ring. Underside struck with six marks, twice with the lion-in-gateway touch mark of Thomas Danforth II, above four pseudo-hallmarks (left to right): "I.D", lion's head erased facing left, Britannia seated, and dagger or sword pointing up, all in shaped shields.
Mark was used by Thomas Danforth II (1731-1782) of Middletown, CT; working 1755-1782.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dish
date made
1748
1755-1782
place made
United States: Connecticut, Middletown
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 3/4 in x 13 1/8 in; 4.445 cm x 33.3375 cm
ID Number
1986.0027.28
catalog number
1986.0027.28
accession number
1986.0027
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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