5/8 x 7 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (1.6 x 20 x 20 cm) (show scale)
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)
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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)
overall, 45.10.56.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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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.
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