Decorative Arts and Design
3/4 x 9 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (1.9 x 23.5 x 23.5 cm) (show scale)
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
Designated Purchase Fund
Round, deep pewter plate with wide flat rim.
CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with allover scratches, pitting, and a few deep gouges.
This item is not on view
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)
overall, 45.10.75.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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