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Dish

Decorative Arts

MAKER James Porter
MEDIUM Pewter
DATES 1795-1803
DIMENSIONS 1 1/2 x 13 1/8 x 13 1/8 in. (3.8 x 33.3 x 33.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside, two identical, badly worn stamps placed side-by-side of: eagle with wings outspread and American crest over his body, clutching branch and arrows in claws and set against field of stars; "[JAMES]" in top border and "[PORTER]" in bottom border
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 45.10.50
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION James Porter. Dish, 1795-1803. Pewter, 1 1/2 x 13 1/8 x 13 1/8 in. (3.8 x 33.3 x 33.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.50. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 45.10.50.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large, round, highly polished deep pewter dish with wide rim that curves upward slightly at edge; incised line around edge of rim. CONDITION: Fair; allover heavy scratches and pitting; large patch of dark discoloration in center.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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