1/2 x 8 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (1.3 x 22.2 x 22.2 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on bottom, from top to bottom, left to right:
(1) arched banner with foliate decorations at ends, reads "AUSTIN" [right end only partially struck]
(2) row of four small square stamps containing: "N.A" between two horizontal lines; seated figure holding what appears to be staff and branch [Columbia?]; bird [head worn or not fully struck]; creature with dragon's head and eagle's body
Designated Purchase Fund
Circular, highly polished pewter plate with rim that curves slightly upward, ending in rounded edge.
CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with scratches, pit marks, and dents in center.
This item is not on view
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, 45.10.9. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.9.jpg)
overall, 45.10.9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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