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DATES 1805–1820
DIMENSIONS 3/4 x 12 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (1.9 x 31.1 x 31.1 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside, from left to right: (1) partially impressed oval stamp with scrolled border containing "[THOMAS] D." around top edge and "[BOARDMAN]" around lower edge and eagle with outspread wings and an American crest over its breast in the center. (2) identical to mark #1, but "THOMAS D." and "BOARDMAN" (letters are legible)
INSCRIPTIONS Impressed on underside, in between two marks: "X"
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large, round, highly polished pewter dish with wide rim that curves upward slightly at edge; incised line around center and around rim near edge. CONDITION: Fair; crack in edge of rim; many dark spots of discoloration or corrosion across center; some scratches and dings.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Thomas Danforth Boardman (American, 1784–1873). Dish, 1805–1820. Pewter, 3/4 x 12 1/4 x 12 1/4 in. (1.9 x 31.1 x 31.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.86. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.86.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.86.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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