5/8 x 8 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (1.6 x 22.2 x 22.2 cm) (show scale)
(1) Impressed in rim on front of plate: "W W A"
(2) Impressed on underside: stamp consisting of two columns supporting arch inscribed with "NATH.L", columns stand on rectangular base inscribed with "AUSTIN"; within archway, prancing creature with dragon's head and lion's body
(3) A large "X" is inscribed across center of plate on underside, with one line running through the "A" in "AUSTIN" in the stamp
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Nathaniel Austin. Plate, 1763-1807. Pewter, 5/8 x 8 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (1.6 x 22.2 x 22.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.11. Creative Commons-BY
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Circular, highly polished pewter plate with rim that curves slightly upward, ending in rounded edge.
CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with all-over scratches and pit marks, several dents in edge of rim.
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