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Dish

Object Number: 
1963.124ab
Date: 
1826-1838
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 10 1/4 in. ( 2.9 x 26 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on bottom of plates: "CALDER"
Description: 
Two pewter plates with single reeded brim.
Gallery Label: 

William Calder of Providence, Rhode Island began his career as a pewterer circa 1824 and worked until his death in 1856. He and Thomas D. Boardman of Hartford, Connecticut are responsible for the great majority of surviving porringers of early American origin. Calder’s porringer output is second only to Samuel Hamlin, also from Providence.

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