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MAKER Parks Boyd
DATES 1795–1819
DIMENSIONS 5/8 x 7 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (1.6 x 20 x 20 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside in center: within round stamp with serrated edge, ring of stars and (at bottom of ring) "P.BOYD.PHIL", inside ring in center of medallion is an eagle standing on rock (?) and holding a short staff with Phrygian cap in proper right claw.
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Circular pewter plate with rim that curves slightly upward, ending in rounded edge. CONDITION: Fair; all-over scratches and dings, especially in center of plate; several large discoloration marks.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Parks Boyd. Plate, 1795–1819. Pewter, 5/8 x 7 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (1.6 x 20 x 20 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.178. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.178.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.178.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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