Decorative Arts and Design
5/8 x 8 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (1.6 x 22.5 x 22.5 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, from top to bottom, left to right:
(1) partially struck stamp [indistinct at top and bottom] consisting of two columns supporting arch inscribed with indistinct letters, columns stand on rectangular base inscribed with indistinct letters [seems to read "SKINNER"]; within archway, prancing creature with dragon's head and lion's body
(2) "L" under fleur-de-lis and "W" under fleur-de-lis
(3) row of four small, square stamps containing "I.S"; indistinct [perhaps seated allegorical figure?]; dragon head; indistinct stamp
Circular, highly polished pewter plate with flat rim.
CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use; all-over scratches, pit mark, and large spots of discoloration; tarnished.
This item is not on view
American. Plate, 1760-1790. Pewter, 5/8 x 8 7/8 x 8 7/8 in. (1.6 x 22.5 x 22.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 42.278.5. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 42.278.5.jpg)
overall, 42.278.5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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