- Artist: Thomas Danforth II (Maker)
- Medium: Pewter
- Geographical Location: Middletown, Connecticut, United States
- Dates: ca. 1770-1780
- Dimensions: 5/8 x 7 15/16 x 7 15/16 in. (1.6 x 20.2 x 20.2 cm)
- Markings: Impressed on underside in center, from top to bottom:
(1) partially impressed oval stamp with beaded scroll border, containing rampant lion whose legs are flanked by "T" on one side and "[D]" on the other.
(2) identical and next to stamp #1
(3) row of four small, shield-shaped hallmarks containing, from left to right: "T.D"; head of dragon; seated allegorical figure; upright sword
- Collection: Decorative Arts
- Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H26, 1A
- Accession Number: 45.10.120
- Image: 45.10.120.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, Nov 30, 2003
Round, highly polished pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward slightly at edge; incised line around rim and around center of plate.
CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with allover scratches, especially in center; few deep marks of pitting or corrosion, including one in center that has turned into a hole.