1 1/8 x 11 1/4 x 11 1/4 in. (2.9 x 28.6 x 28.6 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside in center, from top to bottom:
(1) & (2) two identical stamps, side-by-side: bird with outstretched wings holding snake (?) in beak and branch and bunch of arrows in claws, framed by upward curving banner with "SAMUEL" at top, and downward curving banner with curled ends with "PIERCE" at bottom.
(3) upside down, below stamps # 1 & 2: round stamp with serrated edge containing "S.P. / X"
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Samuel Pierce. Dish, 1792-1830. Pewter, 1 1/8 x 11 1/4 x 11 1/4 in. (2.9 x 28.6 x 28.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.23. Creative Commons-BY
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Round pewter deep dish with wide rim that curves upward at edge.
CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with allover scratches, pitting, tarnish, and several spots of discoloration; a few deep gouges, especially on underside of rim.
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