5/8 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (1.6 x 19.7 x 19.7 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, from top to bottom:
(1) partially impressed stamp of archway with "JOHN" in arch supported by columns; rampant lion in center; and "[DANF]ORTH" in rectangular base
(2) identical to and placed side-by-side with mark #1, but "[DANFORTH]" (lower part not legible)
(3) row of 4 small square hallmarks containing, from left to right: "[I]D"; head of dragon (?) in profile; seated allegorical figure; upright sword
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John Danforth. Plate, 1773-1793. Pewter, 5/8 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (1.6 x 19.7 x 19.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.73. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.73.jpg)
overall, 45.10.73.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 rim near edge.
CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with allover scratches and pit marks.
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