- Artist: Samuel Pierce (Maker)
- Medium: Pewter
- Geographical Location: Greenfield, Massachusetts, United States
- Dates: 1792-1830
- Dimensions: 5/8 x 7 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (1.6 x 20 x 20 cm)
- Markings: Impressed on underside, from top to bottom:
(1) "H" and "G" both surmounted by decorative form that resembles an anchor
(2) & (3) two identical stamps, both partially struck, placed side-by-side of an eagle with spread wings holding snake in its beak and a branch and bunch of arrows in its claws, framed above by banner with "SAMUEL" (in stamp #2 "[S]AMUEL") and below by banner with "PIERCE" (in stamp #2 "[PIERC]E" and in stamp #3 "P[IERCE]")
- Collection: Decorative Arts
- Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H26, 1A
- Accession Number: 45.10.24
- Image: 45.10.24.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, Nov 30, 2003
Highly polished, round pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward at edge. Incised line around rim, about ¼" from edge, and around inside bottom.
CONDITION: Good; allover scratches, especially on bottom, and a few pit marks; edge slightly bent on one side.