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Decorative Arts

DATES 1777-1818
DIMENSIONS 1/2 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (1.3 x 15.6 x 15.6 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside, from top to bottom, very faint marks (either partially struck or worn down): (1) & (2) two identical stamps placed side-by-side: circular stamp containing lion rampant and "T" and "D" on either side of its hind legs (3) row of small square hallmarks containing, from left to right: "TD"; seated allegorical figure; [illegible, possibly two others]
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
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CAPTION Thomas Danforth III (American, 1756-1840). Plate, 1777-1818. Pewter, 1/2 x 6 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (1.3 x 15.6 x 15.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.109. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.109.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.109.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small round pewter plate; forms peak where it bends to form rim; rim is about 3/4" wide and is scooped out in center. CONDITION: Poor; badly bent and dented all over, especially in rim; heavy scratches and pitting.
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