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Decorative Arts

DATES 1755-1782
DIMENSIONS 1/2 x 8 x 8 in. (1.3 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside in center, from top to bottom: (1) partially impressed oval stamp with beaded scroll border, containing rampant lion whose legs are flanked by "T" on one side and "[D?]" on the other. (2) row of three small, shield-shaped hallmarks [probably originally 4, but first mark is obliterated], from left to right: head of dragon; seated allegorical figure; upright sword
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
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CAPTION Thomas Danforth II. Plate, 1755-1782. Pewter, 1/2 x 8 x 8 in. (1.3 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.89. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.89.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.89.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round, highly polished, shallow pewter dish with wide rim that curves upward slightly at edge; incised line around edge of rim. CONDITION: Good; some scratches and pitting.
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