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Platter, After Henry Will

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Pewter
DATES 1974 (after original of 1761-1793)
DIMENSIONS 1 1/4 x 15 1/4 x 11 5/8 in. (3.2 x 38.7 x 29.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS (1) Stamped on rim of tray, mark of Thomas J. Stauffer: oval enclosing "JTS" with eagle, wings outspread, above all enclosed in a circle of stars. (2) Impressed on either side of mark #1 is a reproduction of Henry Will's stamp: mark of a rose with a crown above and a banner above reading "HENRY WILL" and below reading "NEW YORK". "REPRODUCTION" is etched over these stamps. (3) Impressed on opposite rim is a reproduction of Henry Will's hallmarks: four small square marks containing, from left to right: "HW", seated female, indistinct mark (possibly flowers), and a lion rampant. "REPRODUCTION" etched over these hallmarks.
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 74.77
CREDIT LINE Gift of Jay Thomas Stauffer
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Jay Thomas Stauffer (after original by Henry Will). Platter, After Henry Will, 1974 (after original of 1761-1793). Pewter, 1 1/4 x 15 1/4 x 11 5/8 in. (3.2 x 38.7 x 29.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Jay Thomas Stauffer, 74.77. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 74.77.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Oval pewter platter with broad, flat, smooth rim and dished center. (Reproduction of Henry Will's oval platter, 45.10.172) CONDITION: Excellent, the pitting was done intentionally to simulate age.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Best (80%)
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