Decorative Arts and Design
3/4 x 8 x 8 in. (1.9 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm) (show scale)
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
Designated Purchase Fund
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.
This item is not on view
Joseph Danforth. Plate, 1780-1788. Pewter, 3/4 x 8 x 8 in. (1.9 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.87. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.87.jpg)
overall, 45.10.87.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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