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Decorative Arts

DATES ca. 1820-1830
DIMENSIONS 5/8 x 7 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (1.6 x 20 x 20 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside, from top to bottom: (1) circular stamp with serrated edge containing eagle clutching arrows and branch in center and "A.GRISWOLD." around top border (2) identical to and placed side-by-side with mark #1, but "A.GRI[SW]OLD" (some letters not legible)
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round, shallow highly polished pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward slightly at edge; incised line around center and around rim near edge. CONDITION: Good; some scratches and pit marks; small dings in center.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Ashbil Griswold. Plate, ca. 1820-1830. Pewter, 5/8 x 7 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (1.6 x 20 x 20 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.56. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.56.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.56.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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