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Deep Plate

Decorative Arts and Design

DATES 1780–1788
DIMENSIONS 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (1.9 x 23.5 x 23.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside, from top to bottom: (1) & (2) two identical stamps, both partially struck, placed side-by-side of: archway with "[JOSEPH]" in arch supported by two columns atop rectangular base with "DANFORTH" and lion rampant in center (3) row of four small, shield-shaped hallmarks containing, from left to right: "I.D"; illegible pictograph; illegible pictograph; upright sword
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round, deep pewter plate with wide flat rim. CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with allover scratches, pitting, and a few deep gouges.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Joseph Danforth. Deep Plate, 1780–1788. Pewter, 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (1.9 x 23.5 x 23.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.75. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.75.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.75.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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