- Artist: Thomas Danforth Boardman (Maker)
- Medium: Pewter
- Geographical Location: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
- Dates: 1805-1820
- Dimensions: 3/4 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (1.9 x 15.6 x 15.6 cm)
- Markings: Impressed on underside, two identical, badly worn stamps placed side by side:
(1) figure eight shaped stamp with beaded border, containing eagle with wings outspread and American crest over its body above "[T.]D.B." (left side of stamp and eagle illegible)
(2) identical, but only the bottom portion of the stamp with "T.D.B." is visible
- Collection: Decorative Arts
- Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H26, 1A
- Accession Number: 45.10.78
- Image: 45.10.78.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, Nov 30, 2003
Small, round, highly polished pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward slightly at edge; incised line around center of plate.
CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with deep scratches, especially in center; long crack along inner edge of rim (opens into hole); few dark spots of discoloration and patches of pitting; rim is bent / misshapen.