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Set of four plates (part of a set)

Maker:
Robert L. Bush
Manufacturer:
Bush & Co.
Date:
1781–93
Culture:
British, Bristol
Medium:
Pewter
Dimensions:
Diameter (each): 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Pewter
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Russell Sage, 1909
Accession Number:
10.125.539, .544–.546
Not on view
Inscription: Stamped P.P., and below, P. PRATT (owner's or dealer's name).

Marking: [1] in plain oval, interlaced cipher (script) R.L.B., surmounted by crest, a goat's head erased, on crest-wreath (maker's mark, Bushe, or Bush, London)
[2] in oblong, between two pearled bands, B & Co. (hallmark);
[3] Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);
[5] heraldic rose (hallmark)
H. Eugene Bolles ; Mrs. Russell Sage (until 1909; to MMA)
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