Soup Plates (two of five)

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Rococo style, 1760-1775
London, John Townsend

These plates bear the cipher “CRR” in florid Rococo script, the combined initials of Charles and Rebecca Ridgely. They are marked on the underside with a dove and lamb and "John" over "Townsend" below in cartouche outline, and stamped "Made in London" and "Super Fine Hard Metal."

Pewter. H 3, Dia 24.5 cm
Hampton National Historic Site, HAMP 11468, 11469