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Decorative Arts

DATES 1773-1793
DIMENSIONS 5/8 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (1.6 x 19.7 x 19.7 cm)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside, from top to bottom: (1) partially impressed stamp of archway with "JOHN" in arch supported by columns; rampant lion in center; and "[DANF]ORTH" in rectangular base (2) identical to and placed side-by-side with mark #1, but "[DANFORTH]" (lower part not legible) (3) row of 4 small square hallmarks containing, from left to right: "[I]D"; head of dragon (?) in profile; seated allegorical figure; upright sword
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round, shallow highly polished pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward slightly at edge; incised line around rim near edge. CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with allover scratches and pit marks.
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