Artist John Skinner, American, 1733-1813
  • Plate
Date between 1760 and 1790
Medium pewter
Dimensions Overall: 3/4 × 8 1/2 inches (1.9 × 21.6 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 66.21
Department American Art before 1950
Not On View
Marks Stamped, on bottom, in cartouche: Lion in gateway with spear | Skinner
Stamped, on bottom, in hall marks: I-S | Britannia | lion | male head with hat
Inscriptions Inscribed, on rim (stamped with owner's initials): S P.
1966-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Kerfoot, J.B. American Pewter. New York, 1924, pp. 60, 95.

Myers, L.G. Some Notes on American Pewterers. Garden City, NY, 1926, p. 65.

Laughlin, L. I. Pewter in America, Vol. 1. 1969, pp. 73-74.