On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
2 1/4 x 9 1/8 x 9 1/8 in. (5.7 x 23.2 x 23.2 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, from top to bottom:
(1) & (2) two identical partially impressed circular stamps, placed side-by-side, containing a lion rampant whose legs are flanked by "T" on one side and "D" on the other.
(3) row of four small squarish hallmarks containing, from left to right: "T.D"; seated allegorical figure; [unidentified]; upright sword
Designated Purchase Fund
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Thomas Danforth III (American, 1756-1840). Basin, 1777-1800. Pewter, 2 1/4 x 9 1/8 x 9 1/8 in. (5.7 x 23.2 x 23.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.107. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.107.jpg)
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Round pewter basin; rises from flat bottom to slightly flaring sides and narrow, everted rim with incised band in center.
CONDITION: Fair; allover tarnish, scratches, and pit marks.
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