3/4 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (1.9 x 15.6 x 15.6 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, in center:
(1) badly worn figure eight shaped stamp with beaded border, containing eagle with wings outspread and American crest over its body above "[T.D.]B."
(2) identical to and next to stamp #1; initials "T.D[.B.]" (partially visible)
Stamped on rim on opposing sides: "2" (opposite) "2"
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Designated Purchase Fund
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Thomas Danforth Boardman (American, 1784-1873). Plate, 1805-1820. Pewter, 3/4 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (1.9 x 15.6 x 15.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.80. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.80.jpg)
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Small, round, highly polished pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward slightly at edge; incised line around rim and around center of plate.
CONDITION: Fair; allover light scratches and pitting; a few dark spots of discoloration.
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