William J. Elsworth. <em>Dish</em>, 1767-1796. Pewter, 1 1/8 x 15 x 15 in. (2.9 x 38.1 x 38.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.171. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.171.jpg)


Artist:William J. Elsworth

Medium: Pewter

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Dimensions: 1 1/8 x 15 x 15 in. (2.9 x 38.1 x 38.1 cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H26, 1A

Accession Number: 45.10.171

Image: 45.10.171.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Large, highly polished round pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward at edge. Incised line around rim, about 1/4" from edge. CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with scratches and pitting all over; few small dings in center and around rim; few dark spots of discoloration; one quarter-sized and one pea-sized spot at edge of center, could be mend or (more likely) melted spots.

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