1 1/8 x 14 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (2.9 x 37.8 x 37.8 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, from top to bottom:
(1) Oval stamp with "RICHARD" around top edge; in center, dove carrying branch flying above fox (lamb?); and "AUSTIN" around bottom edge. [Laughlin identifies the animal as a lamb, but it does not resemble one.]
(2) Rectangular stamp with "R.A.BOSTON".
Designated Purchase Fund
Large round, shallow, highly polished pewter plate with wide rim that turns up slightly at rounded edge.
CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with allover scratches and pitting; spots of discoloration, especially around rim.
This item is not on view
Richard Austin. Dish, 1793-1817. Pewter, 1 1/8 x 14 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (2.9 x 37.8 x 37.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.21. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.21.jpg)
overall, 45.10.21.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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