3/4 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (1.9 x 19.7 x 19.7 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside in center:
(1) partially impressed oval stamp with scrolled border containing eagle in center with outspread wings and an American crest over its breast, rays radiate around its head; "THOMAS.D" around top edge and "BO[ARD]MAN" around bottom edge.
(2) identical and next to stamp #1; "THO[MAS.D]" (partially worn)
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Thomas Danforth Boardman (American, 1784-1873). Plate, 1805-1820. Pewter, 3/4 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (1.9 x 19.7 x 19.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.77. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.77.jpg)
overall, 45.10.77.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Round, highly polished pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward slightly at edge.
CONDITION: Good; light scratches and pitting, a few dark spots of discoloration.
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