Decorative Arts and Design
7/8 x 9 x 9 in. (2.2 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, from top to bottom:
(1) & (2) two identical circular stamps placed side-by-side containing an eagle in center standing atop an oval with "TD", arrows and a branch extend from sides of oval, ring of stars around edge of stamp
(3) "T.DANFORTH / PHILAD.A"
Designated Purchase Fund
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: Good; light scratches and pitting; whitish pitting (corrosion?) at beginning of rim on underside.
This item is not on view
Thomas Danforth III (American, 1756-1840). Plate, 1777-1818. Pewter, 7/8 x 9 x 9 in. (2.2 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.181. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.181.jpg)
overall, 45.10.181.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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