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Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Pewter
DATES 1796-1824
DIMENSIONS 5/8 x 8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. (1.6 x 21.3 x 21.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS 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.
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 45.10.44
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION 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
IMAGE overall, 45.10.44.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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