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Deep Dish

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES 1792-1830
DIMENSIONS 1 3/4 x 13 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. (4.4 x 33.7 x 33.7 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside, two identical stamps, side-by-side: eagle with spread wings and holding arrows and branches in legs, framed above by an upward arching banner with "SAMUEL" and below by a downward arching banner with "PIERCE".
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
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CAPTION Samuel Pierce. Deep Dish, 1792-1830. Pewter, 1 3/4 x 13 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. (4.4 x 33.7 x 33.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.30. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 45.10.30.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large round, highly polished, deep pewter plate with wide rim that turns up slightly at rounded edge. CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with allover scratches, pitting, gouges, and discoloration spots; especially heavy pitting around inside edges of bowl; few small holes in center of dish.
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