Rosewater dish

Date:
probably early 17th century
Culture:
Dutch or German
Medium:
Pewter
Dimensions:
1 5/16 × 15 11/16 in. (3.3 × 39.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Pewter
Credit Line:
Gift of Elizabeth B. Howe, in memory of her husband, Leroy Kent Howe, 1965
Accession Number:
65.199.13
Not on view
Inscription: [on back]: A E (without vertical spine) S

Inscribed in red ink on label adhered to underside: 138

Marking: [1] four ovals with illegible name, possibly WIL/HENR/
[2] repetitive series of initials P N, six-pointed star above and crescent moon below, within an oval, double outline

Location of marks:
[1] inserted within band of decorative motives on inside of dish
[2] continuous repetitive band on inside of dish
Elizabeth B. Howe (until 1965; to MMA)