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Deep dish

Object Number: 
1957.250
Date: 
1770-1800
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/4 x 16 1/4 in. ( 3.2 x 41.3 cm )
Marks: 
inscribed: on underside: "X"
Description: 
Circular pewter deep dish with plain brim and sunken well, and folded rim, and seam on underside.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this dish was from the home of the donor's great-grandfather, Willem Vosburgh (1772-1839), who worked as a contractor and lived at 739 Broadway, Albany, New York. Willem Vosburgh was a lineal descendant of Abram Pieterse Vosburgh, who came from Holland and settled at Beverwyck (now Albany) in 1653. The Vosburghs were one of the oldest Holland Dutch families of Albany.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John V. Irwin
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group