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DATES 1771-1801
DIMENSIONS 1 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (3.8 x 34.3 x 34.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside, two very faint, partially struck stamps, from top to bottom: (1) "[…]" [SAMUEL] and "[…]LIN" [HAMLIN] in two stacked, arched banners with foliate decorations. (2) Row of four small square stamps, none of which are legible.
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large round, shallow, highly polished pewter plate with wide rim that turns up slightly at rounded edge. CONDITION: Fair; tarnished; shows heavy use with allover scratches, pitting, and gouges; some dents in center.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Samuel Hamlin. Dish, 1771-1801. Pewter, 1 1/2 x 13 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (3.8 x 34.3 x 34.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.51. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.51.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.51.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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