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Pewter pointer dish

Date made: mid 18th century

Description: Pewter 'Pointer Dish' or Alms dish with the following inscription around its flat edge: "The gift of Mrs Catherine Halshall [sic] to God and the alter of Kirk Maliew [sic] Anno Domini 1745" Its diameter is 14 1/2 in. and it is stamped with four small marks in separate shields (1) fleur de lys (2) lion rampant (3) as no 1 (4) makers initials, first is a G, the other is illegible.

Measurements: overall: 4 cm x x x 41 cm

Materials: metal: pewter

Object name: dish

Collection: Social History Collection

ID Number: 1954-0540


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