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DATES 1815–1825
DIMENSIONS 5/8 x 7 15/16 x 7 15/16 in. (1.6 x 20.2 x 20.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside, 2 identical stamps placed side-by-side, very badly worn, of an eagle with outspread wings standing atop oval-shaped wreath with "J.J" inside.
CREDIT LINE Gift of Arthur W. Clement
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round, highly polished pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward slightly at edge; incised line around rim and around center of plate. CONDITION: Poor; shows heavy use with allover scratches, pitting, dents, and dings; a few hairline cracks around rim.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Jehiel Johnson. Plate, 1815–1825. Pewter, 5/8 x 7 15/16 x 7 15/16 in. (1.6 x 20.2 x 20.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arthur W. Clement, 45.1.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.1.5.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.1.5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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