5/8 x 8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. (1.6 x 21.3 x 21.3 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, from top to bottom:
(1) Incised "A"
(2) Two identical, partially struck stamps, side-by-side, of archway with "GERSHOM" in arch supported by two columns which rest on base containing "IO[NES]", prancing creature with dragon's head and lion's body in archway.
(3) Row of four small square stamps containing, from left to right: "GI"; head of a creature; unidentified pictograph; upright sword.
Designated Purchase Fund
Round shallow highly polished pewter plate with wide rim that turns up slightly at rounded edge.
CONDITION: Good; scratches and pitting and cluster of dark scratches on center of plate.
This item is not on view
Gershom Jones. Plate, 1774-1809. 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, 45.10.47. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.47.jpg)
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