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MAKER Peter Young
DATES 1785–1795
DIMENSIONS 3/4 x 8 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (1.9 x 22.5 x 22.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside, very badly worn or faintly impressed stamps (difficult to read), from top to bottom: (1) & (2) two identical stamps, set at slight angle to each other, consisting of: crown atop rose, above "PY", all within beaded border (3) row of four square hallmarks, none legible, could be (based on Laughlin): lion rampant; flower; bird (hawk or falcon?) in profile; "PY"
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Highly polished round pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward at edge. Incised line around rim, about 1/4" from edge, and around center. CONDITION: Fair; some scratches and patches of pitting, few dings in center; mended along edge of bottom; underside heavily pitted or otherwise worn.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Peter Young. Plate, 1785–1795. Pewter, 3/4 x 8 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (1.9 x 22.5 x 22.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.166. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.166.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.166.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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