Skip Navigation


Decorative Arts

DATES 1763-1807
DIMENSIONS 1/2 x 8 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (1.3 x 22.2 x 22.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside, from top to bottom: (1) "A[US]TIN" in arching banner with foliates ends that curl up under center (2) row of four small square hallmarks containing, from left to right: "N.A"; illegible [partially struck or worn down]; illegible [partially struck or worn down, possibly a bird?]; illegible [partially struck or worn down, possibly a dragon?]
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward at edge. Incised line around rim, about ΒΌ" from edge. CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with allover deep scratches, pitting, and spots of discoloration; several dark stains (from tape?) on inside bottom; dents in bottom.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Nathaniel Austin. Plate, 1763-1807. Pewter, 1/2 x 8 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (1.3 x 22.2 x 22.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.8.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.8.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
"CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply. Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please fill out our online application form (charges apply). For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress, Cornell University, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums, and Copyright Watch. For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright. If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact
Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome any additional information you might have.