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Deep Dish

Decorative Arts and Design

  • Possible Place Made: Connecticut, United States
  • DATES ca. 1792–1800
    DIMENSIONS 1 1/2 x 13 1/8 x 13 1/8 in. (3.8 x 33.3 x 33.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Impressed on underside: (1) partially impressed or worn oval stamp containing eagle with wings outspread and American crest over its body in center, and "[STE]PHEN / B[ARNS]" around border (2) identical and placed next to mark #1; "[STEPH]EN / "[BARNS]" (lower half of stamp obliterated)
    CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large, round, highly polished deep pewter dish with wide rim that curves upward slightly at edge; incised line around center of plate and around edge of rim. CONDITION: Good; some scratches and pitting; dings in bottom.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Stephen Barns. Deep Dish, ca. 1792–1800. Pewter, 1 1/2 x 13 1/8 x 13 1/8 in. (3.8 x 33.3 x 33.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.84. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.84.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 45.10.84.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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