1 5/8 x 14 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (4.1 x 37.8 x 37.8 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, three partially struck stamps arranged in a circle, counterclockwise from top:
(1) & (2) Identical stamps of: "SAMUEL" and "HAMLIN" in two stacked, arched banners with foliate decorations.
(3) Oval stamp with banner containing "H[…]D" around upper edge and banner containing "[illegible letters]" around lower edge; in center, 4-legged animal (wolf?) hanging by chain from top banner over stylized flames.
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Samuel Hamlin. Dish, 1771-1801. Pewter, 1 5/8 x 14 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (4.1 x 37.8 x 37.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.240. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 45.10.240.jpg)
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Large round, highly polished, deep pewter plate with wide rim that turns up slightly at rounded edge.
CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with allover deep scratches, pitting, and discoloration spots; yellowish substance (corrosion?) on edge runs under rim; hairline crack down inside edge of rim.
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