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Decorative Arts

DATES 1780-1788
DIMENSIONS 3/4 x 8 x 8 in. (1.9 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside in center, from top to bottom: (1) partially impressed stamp consisting of archway with "[JOSEPH.]" in arch supported by columns, "[D]ANFORTH" in rectangular base, and lion or dragon rampant within archway (2) stamp identical to and next to #1; "DAN[FORTH]" [partially impressed] (3) 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
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
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; light scratches; patches of pitting.
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