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Decorative Arts

DATES 1787-1818
DIMENSIONS 1 x 14 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (2.5 x 37.8 x 37.8 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside, from top to bottom: (1) Rectangular stamp with rounded top edge: in center, eagle with spread wings holding branch and bunch of arrows in its claws, with American shield over its body; framed by "THOMAS" around top rounded edge and "BADGER" across bottom edge. (2) "BOSTON" in partially struck rectangular stamp with serpentine flourish below.
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large round, shallow, highly polished pewter plate with wide rim that turns up slightly at rounded edge. CONDITION: Good; few heavy pit marks and some light scratches around center and rim; few spots of discoloration.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Thomas Badger, Jr.. Plate, 1787-1818. Pewter, 1 x 14 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (2.5 x 37.8 x 37.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.6.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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