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Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Pewter
DATES 1774-1809
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) Incised "A" (2) Two identical, partially struck stamps, side-by-side, of archway with "GERSHOM" in arch supported by two columns which rest on base containing "IO[NES]", prancing creature with dragon's head and lion's body in archway. (3) Row of four small square stamps containing, from left to right: "GI"; head of a creature; unidentified pictograph; upright sword.
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 45.10.47
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Gershom Jones. Plate, 1774-1809. 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, 45.10.47. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 45.10.47.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: Good; scratches and pitting and cluster of dark scratches on center of plate.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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