5/8 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (1.6 x 19.7 x 19.7 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, from top to bottom:
(1) partially struck circular stamp containing eagle clutching a branch in its claw and standing atop oval with "T D"
(2) "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.
CONDITION: Good; shows use with allover scratches and pitting; a few spots of discoloration or corrosion; dent in bottom.
This item is not on view
Thomas Danforth III (American, 1756-1840). Plate, 1777-1818. Pewter, 5/8 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (1.6 x 19.7 x 19.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.2.jpg)
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