Decorative Arts and Design
7/8 x 9 x 9 in. (2.2 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, from top to bottom:
(1) oval shaped stamp with scrolled, beaded border containing lion rampant whose legs are flanked by "T" on one side and "D" on other
(2) row of 4 small shield-shaped hallmarks containing, from left to right: "T.D"; head of dragon in profile; seated allegorical figure; upright sword
Designated Purchase Fund
Round, highly polished shallow pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward slightly at edge; incised line around center of plate and around edge of rim.
CONDITION: Fair; heavy scratches in center and several large pit marks; two (mended?) cracks along edge of rim.
This item is not on view
Thomas Danforth II. Plate, 1755-1782. Pewter, 7/8 x 9 x 9 in. (2.2 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.65. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.65.jpg)
overall, 45.10.65.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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