5/8 x 8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. (1.6 x 21.3 x 21.3 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on bottom, 3 partially struck stamps of identical mark consisting of letters [from maker's name] inscribed within arching banner with decorative flourishes on ends, from left to right, top to bottom:
(1) " […] GS"
(2) "W [… ]"
(3) "W BILLI […]"
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William Billings. Plate, 1791-1806. Pewter, 5/8 x 8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. (1.6 x 21.3 x 21.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.45. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.45.jpg)
overall, 45.10.45.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Circular, highly polished pewter plate with rim that curves slightly upward, ending in rounded edge.
CONDITION: Fair; all-over scratches and pitting, especially in center of plate and around edge; several indentations.
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