- Artist: Thomas Melville (The Younger) (Maker)
- Medium: Pewter
- Geographical Location: Newport, Rhode Island, United States
- Dates: 1796-1824
- Dimensions: 5/8 x 8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. (1.6 x 21.3 x 21.3 cm)
- Markings: Impressed on underside, from top to bottom:
(1) Partially struck stamp, only legible part is "NEWPORT" arching above stars and what appears to be the top portion of a shield.
(2) Row of small square stamps containing, from left to right: "T"; "M"; possibly two other stamps that are completely worn down.
- Collection: Decorative Arts
- Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H26, 1A
- Accession Number: 45.10.44
- Image: 45.10.44.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, Nov 30, 2003
Round shallow highly polished pewter plate with wide rim that turns up slightly at rounded edge.
CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with allover deep scratches and pitting.