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Decorative Arts

DATES 1763-1807
DIMENSIONS 5/8 x 8 3/4 x 8 3/4 in. (1.6 x 22.2 x 22.2 cm)
MARKINGS (1) Impressed in rim on front of plate: "W W A" (2) Impressed on underside: stamp consisting of two columns supporting arch inscribed with "NATH.L", columns stand on rectangular base inscribed with "AUSTIN"; within archway, prancing creature with dragon's head and lion's body (3) A large "X" is inscribed across center of plate on underside, with one line running through the "A" in "AUSTIN" in the stamp
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Circular, highly polished pewter plate with rim that curves slightly upward, ending in rounded edge. CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with all-over scratches and pit marks, several dents in edge of rim.
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