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Plate (part of a set)

Maker:
Robert L. Bush
Manufacturer:
Bush & Co.
Date:
1781–93
Culture:
British, Bristol
Medium:
Pewter
Dimensions:
Diam. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Pewter
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Russell Sage, 1909
Accession Number:
10.125.527
Not on view
Inscription: [on underside]: P. PRATT; P.P. (probably an owner's mark, specifically a public house)

Marking: [1] interlaced script cipher R.L.B. surmounted by crest of a goat's head erased, on crest wreath, all in plain oval (maker's mark of Robert L. Bush?)
[2] four hallmarks stamped in a row: B&Co., in oblong between two pearled bands; Brittania; lion's head erased; rose (mark for Bush & Co.)

Location of marks:
all on underside
Mrs. Russell Sage (until 1909; to MMA)
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