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Large Platter

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Pewter
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES early 18th century
    DIMENSIONS 1/2 x 20 5/8 x 20 5/8 in. (1.3 x 52.4 x 52.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS (1) Impressed on underside of rim, 2 identical, barely distinguishable stamps placed side-by-side, appear to be an oval containing a rose topped by a crown and flanked by a frond or branch (2) Incised on top side of rim: "T T F" (3) Impressed on top side of rim opposite side of mark #2, row of three small shield-shape hallmarks, all badly worn, from left to right: lion rampant; indistinct [probably fleur-de-lis]; leopard's head
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 14.678
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Luke Vincent Lockwood
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION American. Large Platter, early 18th century. Pewter, 1/2 x 20 5/8 x 20 5/8 in. (1.3 x 52.4 x 52.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Luke Vincent Lockwood, 14.678. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 14.678.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 14.678.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large round pewter platter with wide, slightly curved rim. CONDITION: Poor; deep scratches and pit marks all over, some pit marks have turned into holes; rim bent / misshapen; dark spots of corrosion; spots of rust-colored substance (corrosion?) in center.
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