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Large, single-reeded circular dish with shallow, flat well; no foot ring. Rim underside engraved with conjoined serif letters "MH" in horizontal strokes. No other marks. Old red-bordered white paper label inscribed "J.W. DePeyster / CAT. 2308.61 / ACC./ ORIG. 42875" and on plate "23081 / J. W. Depeyster".
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Object Name
date made
place made
United Kingdom: England
United States
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 1 1/8 in x 16 5/8 in; 2.8575 cm x 42.2275 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of General John Watts De Peyster
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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