3/4 x 8 x 8 in. (1.9 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside in center: two identical, side-by-side, partially impressed stamps consisting of an eagle in center with wings spread, American crest over its belly, and arrows clutched in its claws; field of dots (stars?) above its head. "WIL[LIAM]" arches above eagle and "DANFORTH" curves below. (Bottom part of left stamp and top part of right stamp are worn away.)
Designated Purchase Fund
Round, highly polished pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward slightly at edge; incised line around rim and around center of plate.
CONDITION: Good; shows heavy use with allover scratches and pit marks, especially in center; few gouges in edge of rim; small dents in bouge and center.
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William Danforth. Plate, 1792-1820. Pewter, 3/4 x 8 x 8 in. (1.9 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.76. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.76.jpg)
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