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Decorative Arts

DATES 1755-1782
DIMENSIONS 7/8 x 8 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (2.2 x 22.5 x 22.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS 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
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
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CAPTION Thomas Danforth II. Plate, 1755-1782. Pewter, 7/8 x 8 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (2.2 x 22.5 x 22.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.68. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 45.10.68.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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; allover scratches and pit marks; a few small dings.
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