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MAKER Henry Will
DATES 1761-1793
DIMENSIONS 7/8 x 13 1/8 x 13 1/8 in. (2.2 x 33.3 x 33.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside, from top to bottom: (1) & (2) two identical stamps, placed side by side, both very faint: oval stamp with "[HENRY WILL]" in banner around top edge; in center, crown atop rose; "[NEW YORK]" in banner around bottom edge. (3) row of four square hallmarks, from left to right, of: "H.[W]"; seated allegorical figure; [illegible]; lion rampant
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large, highly polished round pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward at edge. Incised line around rim, about 1/4" from edge. CONDITION: Fair; deep pitting and light scratches all over; rim bent and dented in a few places; few dark spots of discoloration.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Henry Will. Dish, 1761-1793. Pewter, 7/8 x 13 1/8 x 13 1/8 in. (2.2 x 33.3 x 33.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.165. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.165.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.165.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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