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Deep Dish

Decorative Arts and Design

DATES 1758–1790
DIMENSIONS 1 5/8 x 13 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. (4.1 x 33.7 x 33.7 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside: (1) partially impressed or badly worn oval shaped stamp with crown atop rose in center, "[JACOB]" in banner around top edge, and "WHITMO[RE]" in banner around lower edge (2) identical to and placed next to stamp #1; "[JACOB]" AND "[WHITMORE]" (neither name legible
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round, highly polished deep pewter dish with wide rim that curves upward slightly at edge; incised line around edge of rim. CONDITION: Good; allover scratches and pit marks; a few areas of yellowish discoloration (corrosion?) in center.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Jacob Whitmore. Deep Dish, 1758–1790. Pewter, 1 5/8 x 13 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. (4.1 x 33.7 x 33.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.59. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.59.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.59.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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