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Platter

English (London)
about 1760
George Bacon (English, working by 1746, died 1771)


Object Place: Europe, England

Dimensions

Length x width: 58.1 x 45.4 cm (22 7/8 x 17 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.203

Medium or Technique

Metal; pewter

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pewter

Overall oval form. Shaped, molded edge; armorial engravings on rim in rococo style. Pitted surface.

Inscription

Engraved on rim: rococo cartouche enclosing a lion rampant beneath three pellets

Markings

Touch mark and label (Cotterell #180)

Provenance

1924, bequest of Bessie Paine Bigelow through Prescott Bigelow to the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Bessie Paine Bigelow