1769-1776 or 1776-1785
1/2 x 8 x 8 in. (1.3 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, three identical stamps arranged in circle around center, all partially struck: oval shaped stamp containing a bird in profile in center against a striped ground and "JOSEPH BELCHER" around edge.
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Joseph Belcher Sr. or Joseph Belcher Jr.. Plate, 1769-1776 or 1776-1785. Pewter, 1/2 x 8 x 8 in. (1.3 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.46. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.46.jpg)
overall, 45.10.46.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Highly polished round pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward at edge. Incised line around rim, about 1/4" from edge.
CONDITION: Fair; allover scratches and a few deep pit marks; some spots of discoloration.
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