Pewter Ware

George Hammond, John Stiles, Henry Sewdley

So far a total of fifteen pewter flatware artifacts, whole or fragmentary, have been analyzed. They represent six plates, three dishes, and three chargers. From their legible makers marks at least four of the flatware vessels were made in England by London pewterers George Hammond, John Stiles and Henry Sewdley during the late 17th and early 18th century. Pewter flatware could have been carried on a ship for a number of reasons: as cargo, as trade goods (for example on slavers), as scrap metal or as tableware. Read more »

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