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Plate

Object Number: 
1963.125b
Date: 
1776-1793
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7/8 x 8 1/4 in. ( 2.2 x 21 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on back, partial "N NEWPOR/MELVIL" stamped: 4 square stamps: "M"; anchor with four stars; hanging sheep with six stars; worn away
Description: 
Single reed rim shallow plate.
Gallery Label: 

David Melville worked in Newport Rhode Island from 1755-1793. He produced multiple forms including plates, basins, platters, porringers, and mugs.

Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group