1/2 x 8 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (1.3 x 22.2 x 22.2 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, from top to bottom:
(1) "A[US]TIN" in arching banner with foliates ends that curl up under center
(2) row of four small square hallmarks containing, from left to right: "N.A"; illegible [partially struck or worn down]; illegible [partially struck or worn down, possibly a bird?]; illegible [partially struck or worn down, possibly a dragon?]
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Nathaniel Austin. Plate, 1763-1807. Pewter, 1/2 x 8 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (1.3 x 22.2 x 22.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.8.jpg)
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Round pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward at edge. Incised line around rim, about ¼" from edge.
CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with allover deep scratches, pitting, and spots of discoloration; several dark stains (from tape?) on inside bottom; dents in bottom.
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