Decorative Arts and Design
3/4 x 8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. (1.9 x 21.3 x 21.3 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, from top to bottom:
(1) partially impressed, fan-shaped stamp containing "NORWICH" in rectangle that arches over a foliate form
(2) row of 4 small shield-shaped hallmarks containing, from left to right: "I.D"; head of dragon in profile; seated allegorical figure (?); upright sword
Inscribed on underside in center, upside down between the two marks: "Mary Wilcox" (in script)
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: Fair; shows heavy use with allover scratches and pitting, especially in center; large dark spot of discoloration in center and a few smaller spots around rim.
This item is not on view
John Danforth. Plate, 1773-1793. Pewter, 3/4 x 8 3/8 x 8 3/8 in. (1.9 x 21.3 x 21.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.82. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.82.jpg)
overall, 45.10.82.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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