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Decorative Arts

DATES 1813-1817
DIMENSIONS 3/4 x 7 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (1.9 x 20 x 20 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on bottom, from top to bottom: (1) round medallion containing eagle with banner arching over head reads "B.BARNS." (2) rectangular stamp containing "B.BARNS. / PHILAD.A"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
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CAPTION Blakeslee Barns. Plate, 1813-1817. Pewter, 3/4 x 7 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (1.9 x 20 x 20 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.175. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.175.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.175.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Circular, highly polished pewter plate with rim that curves slightly upward, ending in rounded edge. CONDITION: Good; scratches from use in center, a few bumps and indentations, and all-over spots of discoloration.
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