3/4 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (1.9 x 15.6 x 15.6 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, two identical, badly worn stamps placed side by side:
(1) figure eight shaped stamp with beaded border, containing eagle with wings outspread and American crest over its body above "[T.]D.B." (left side of stamp and eagle illegible)
(2) identical, but only the bottom portion of the stamp with "T.D.B." is visible
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Thomas Danforth Boardman (American, 1784-1873). Plate, 1805-1820. Pewter, 3/4 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (1.9 x 15.6 x 15.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.78. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.78.jpg)
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Small, round, highly polished pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward slightly at edge; incised line around center of plate.
CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with deep scratches, especially in center; long crack along inner edge of rim (opens into hole); few dark spots of discoloration and patches of pitting; rim is bent / misshapen.
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