Wrigglework plain rim London pewter armorial plate by Samuel Ellis 1721-65


9⅝” diameter plain rim pewter armorial plate made by Samuel Ellis, London 1721-65, his rectangular name touch below a crowned X to the reverse. The rim engraved with the crest of a falcon on a torse. The bowl decorated with a wrigglework rose (or thistle?) that may be connected with some aspect of the Jacobite Rebellion of 1745. Illustrated in the “The Bulletin” of the PCCA Vol 18, No 1, and p20 Fig 32. In used condition, with light-medium grey obverse retaining oxide shading, and dark grey oxided reverse. REF: P1911