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Dish

Dish

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Description
Single-reeded circular dish with narrow rim and deep, flat well scored near tapered booge; no foot ring. Underside of well struck twice with circular touchmark of Daniel Curtiss, both partial, consisting of his name in a reserve above a two-handled covered urn or cup on textured ground; secondary mark of an incuse "X" at center.
Maker is Daniel Curtiss (1799-1872) of Albany, NY; working 1822-1840.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dish
date made
ca 1822 - 1850
ca 1822 - 1840
place made
United States: New York, Albany
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 3/8 in x 11 1/8 in; 3.4925 cm x 28.2575 cm
ID Number
1986.0027.37
accession number
1986.0027
catalog number
1986.0027.37
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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