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Plate

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/4 in. ( 21 cm )
Description: 
Single reed rim plate.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Object Number: 
1964.74c
Marks: 
scratched: in script on back: "Lucy Davis" embelished with floral motif.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
37871
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Deep dishes

Classification: 
Date: 
1770-1800
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 13 5/8 in. ( 3.5 x 34.6 cm )
Description: 
Pair of pewter deep dishes; flaking wells; dished brim with molded edge with single reed.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Object Number: 
1964.89ab
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
37868
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlesticks

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 10 1/4 × 4 5/8 in. (26 × 11.7 cm)
Description: 
One of a pair of pewter candlesticks with removable bobeche, molded circular base, shoulder stern shaft with knob at bottom, molded reed decoration on bobeche, neck, shoulder, knob, and base; base and shaft screw apart.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Arthur Cassidy
Object Number: 
1957.185a
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1870
eMuseum Object ID: 
37719
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Porringer

Classification: 
Date: 
ca. 1800
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 3.8 x 16.2 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Bellied- bowl pewter porringer with with "Old English" type pierced handle with small heart and stamped mark; pointed bracket.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Object Number: 
1964.86b
Marks: 
stamped: on top of handle: "TD & SB" in rectangle
Gallery Label: 
According to Donald Fennimore, this is a 20th century creation made to look like an original Thomas Dantforth and Sherman Boardman porringer.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1800
eMuseum Object ID: 
37681
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlestick

Classification: 
Date: 
1800-1840
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall (a): 10 1/4 in. × 4 5/8 in. (26 × 11.7 cm) Overall (b): 10 1/4 in. × 4 3/4 in. (26 × 12.1 cm)
Description: 
Pair of pewter candlesticks with removable bobeche, molded circular base, shoulder stem shaft with knob at bottom, molded reed decoration bobeche, neck, shoulder, knob, and base; base and shaft screw
Object Number: 
1957.157ab
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1840
eMuseum Object ID: 
37644
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlestick

Classification: 
Date: 
1840-1860
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. ( 16.5 x 9.5 cm )
Description: 
One of a pair of pewter candlesticks with inverted saucer base, baluster shaped shaft and socket with bobeche.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Object Number: 
1967.57a
Marks: 
inscribed: under base: "REED & BARTON"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1860
eMuseum Object ID: 
37614
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlesticks

Classification: 
Date: 
late 19th century
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 in. × 7 5/8 in. (12.7 × 19.4 cm)
Description: 
One of a pair of cast baluster- shaped pewter candlesticks with domed narrow flanged bases.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Katharine Prentis Murphy
Object Number: 
1964.93a
Marks: 
molded: inside of bases in relief: " B R"
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
37612
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlesticks (4)

Classification: 
Date: 
20th century
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 5 x 5 in. ( 21.6 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm )
Description: 
Set of four pewter candlesticks with octagonal molded base; cylindrical shaft with mid level bobeche and removable octagonal socket bobeche.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Object Number: 
1967.56a-d
Gallery Label: 
These candlesticks were made in the 17th century style.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
37613
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Oil lamp

Classification: 
Date: 
Mid 19th century
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 10.2 x 8.9 cm )
Description: 
One of a pair of whale oil lamp with saucer base baluster shaft and cylindrical reservoir with single wick.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Object Number: 
1964.62a
Gallery Label: 
According to the Pewter Society Members, these lamps were made by James Putnam.
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
0
eMuseum Object ID: 
37609
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

Candlestick

Classification: 
Date: 
1825-1875
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 9 1/2 x 4 5/8 in. ( 24.1 x 11.7 cm )
Description: 
Candlestick with round saucer base with pedestal foot, shouldered stem and urn shaped socket with removable bobeche/socket.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Object Number: 
1963.127ab
Date Begin: 
0
Date End: 
1875
eMuseum Object ID: 
37577
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.

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