5/8 x 8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. (1.6 x 21.3 x 21.3 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, from top to bottom:
(1) Partially struck stamp, only legible part is "NEWPORT" arching above stars and what appears to be the top portion of a shield.
(2) Row of small square stamps containing, from left to right: "T"; "M"; possibly two other stamps that are completely worn down.
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Designated Purchase Fund
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Thomas Melville (The Younger). Plate, 1796-1824. Pewter, 5/8 x 8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. (1.6 x 21.3 x 21.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.44. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.44.jpg)
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Round shallow highly polished pewter plate with wide rim that turns up slightly at rounded edge.
CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with allover deep scratches and pitting.
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