- Single-reeded circular plate with curved rim and flat well scored once near booge; no foot ring. Underside of well struck twice with partial eagle touchmark of William Will above secondary mark "W\M. WILL / [PHI]LADE[LPHIA]" in raised roman letters in stacked reserves; scratched "CL" at center.
- Maker is William Will (1742-1798) of Philadelphia, PA; w. 1764-1798. His father John Will (1696-1774), who emigrated from Neuwied, Germany, and worked in New York, 1752-1774, as well as his brothers Henry (worked in New York City and Albany, 1763-1793) and Philip (New York City and Philadelphia, 1763-1787), were also pewterers.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- Object Type
- date made
- ca 1782 - 1798
- place made
- United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
- Physical Description
- pewter (overall material)
- overall: 5/8 in x 8 3/8 in; 1.5875 cm x 21.2725 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Gift of Gertrude D. Webster
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- Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
- Domestic Furnishings
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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