3/4 x 8 x 8 in. (1.9 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside in center: two identical, side-by-side, partially impressed stamps consisting of an eagle in center with wings spread, American crest over its belly, and arrows clutched in its claws; field of dots (stars?) above its head. "WIL[LIAM]" arches above eagle and "DANFORTH" curves below. (Bottom part of left stamp and top part of right stamp are worn away.)
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William Danforth. Plate, 1792-1820. Pewter, 3/4 x 8 x 8 in. (1.9 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.76. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.76.jpg)
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Round, highly polished pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward slightly at edge; incised line around rim and around center of plate.
CONDITION: Good; shows heavy use with allover scratches and pit marks, especially in center; few gouges in edge of rim; small dents in bouge and center.
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