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Alms dish, one of a pair

1748 (dated)
Origin: Scotland, Edinburgh
OL: 18 1/8"; W (rim): 2 3/8"
Pewter
Museum Purchase
Acc. No. 1973-244,2
Alms dish. Engraved: "ASSOCIATE CONGREGATION OF JEDBURGH".
Label:Several elements from the eighteenth-century communion service of the church at Jedburgh, Scotland, are now in the Colonial Williamsburg collection. They include a pair of flagons, a pair of communion cups, and a pair of alms dishes. (See accessions 1973-243, 1-2; 1973-242, 1-2; and 1973-244, 1-2.) Two nineteenth-century pewter communion tokens from the church are in the collection as well (accessions 1974-180 and 1974-181).
Provenance:Vendor: Richard Mundey, London.