Decorative Arts and Design
5/8 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (1.6 x 21.6 x 21.6 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, from top to bottom:
(1) partially struck rectangular stamp containing eagle with spread wings clutching a branch and bunch of arrows in its claws and with U.S. coat-of-arms over its chest, framed by "THOMAS" along top edge and "BADGER" along bottom.
(2) partially struck rectangular stamp containing "BOSTON" with decorative foliate pattern centered below.
Inscribed on underside, lightly scratched in script: "D B"
Designated Purchase Fund
Highly polished, round pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward at edge.
CONDITION: Good; a few scratches and spots of dark discoloration on inside bottom; corroded pit marks on underside.
This item is not on view
Thomas Badger, Jr.. Plate, 1787-1818. Pewter, 5/8 x 8 1/2 x 8 1/2 in. (1.6 x 21.6 x 21.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.3.jpg)
overall, 45.10.3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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