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Dish

Dish

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Description
Large, plain-rimmed circular dish with shallow, flat well; no foot ring. Underside is struck with a column of incuse serif letters, "R H / A H / S W / M H / 1774", beneath a crowned "X" and two, faint, partial touch marks with scrolled sides and "HOME" in raised serif letters inside a curved reserve at bottom.
Attributed to John Home of London, England; working 1749-1771.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dish
Object Type
plate
date made
ca 1750
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 1/2 in x 18 in; 3.81 cm x 45.72 cm
ID Number
DL.388300
catalog number
388300
accession number
182022
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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