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Decorative Arts

DATES ca. 1807-1813
DIMENSIONS 1 5/8 x 11 5/8 x 11 5/8 in. (4.1 x 29.5 x 29.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside, from top to bottom: (1) circular stamp containing eagle clutching branch and arrows in claws and U.S. coat-of-arms over its chest, with "T.D" above its head. (2) stamp with "T.DANFORTH / PHILAD.A"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
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CAPTION Thomas Danforth III (American, 1756-1840). Dish, ca. 1807-1813. Pewter, 1 5/8 x 11 5/8 x 11 5/8 in. (4.1 x 29.5 x 29.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.182. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.182.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.182.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Highly polished round pewter deep dish with curving sides and wide, slightly curved rim with rounded edge. CONDITION: Good; shows heavy use with scratches on inside bottom and underside; a few dark spots of corrosion around dish; small dent in bottom.
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