1 1/2 x 13 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. (3.8 x 33.7 x 33.7 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, from top to bottom:
(1) nearly obliterated stamp of lion rampant in gateway with "THOMAS" in arch above and "DANFORTH" in rectangular base [only the lion is faintly visible]
(2) row of 4 small, shield-shaped hallmarks containing, from left to right: "T.D"; head of dragon in profile; seated allegorical figure; upright sword [last hallmark badly worn]
Gift of Mrs. Samuel Doughty
Round, highly polished deep pewter dish with wide rim that curves upward slightly at edge; incised line around edge of rim.
CONDITION: Fair; heavy allover pitting, including some large patches of deep pit marks.
This item is not on view
Thomas Danforth. Deep Dish, ca. 1730-1773. Pewter, 1 1/2 x 13 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. (3.8 x 33.7 x 33.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Samuel Doughty, 27.539. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 27.539.jpg)
overall, 27.539.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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