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Plate (Used as Paten)

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Pewter
DATES 1780-1788
DIMENSIONS 5/8 x 8 x 8 in. (1.6 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on bottom, from top to bottom: (1) partially impressed stamp consisting of archway with "JOSEP[H.]" in arch supported by columns, "DANFORT[H]" in rectangular base, and lion or dragon rampant within archway (2) stamp identical to and next to #1; "JOSEPH." [fully impressed] and "[DA]NFORTH" [partially impressed] (3) upside-down (in relation to stamps #1-2) row of four small, shield-shaped hallmarks containing, from left to right: "I.D"; head of dragon (?); seated allegorical figure; upright sword
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 45.10.81
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Joseph Danforth. Plate (Used as Paten), 1780-1788. Pewter, 5/8 x 8 x 8 in. (1.6 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.81. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 45.10.81.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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; some scratches.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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