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CULTURE American
DATES ca. 1790
DIMENSIONS 5/8 x 8 x 8 in. (1.6 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside: (1) two identical, partially worn oval stamps with beaded border containing lion rampant in center and "EDWARD" around top edge and "DANFORTH" around bottom edge [top part of left stamp and bottom edge of right stamp worn down] (2) row of small, shield-shaped hallmarks containing, from left to right: "E.D."; bird (raven?) with outstretched wings; ring of stars around a single star; upright sword
CREDIT LINE Dick S. Ramsay Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round pewter plate with rim that curves upward at edge. Incised line around center.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Edward Danforth (American). Plate, ca. 1790. Pewter, 5/8 x 8 x 8 in. (1.6 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 55.210. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 55.210.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 55.210.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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