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Charger, 1691

This is a Charger. It is dated 1691 and we acquired it in 1908. Its medium is pewter. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Advisory Council. It is credited Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 3 x 38.5 cm (1 3/16 x 15 3/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Crowned double F and: Lyon1691 (date of ordinance of pewterer’s guild), twice.

Cite this object as

Charger, 1691; Previously owned by Jean Léon Decloux (French, 1840–1929); pewter; H x diam.: 3 x 38.5 cm (1 3/16 x 15 3/16 in.); Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council; 1908-26-88

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