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Decorative Arts

DATES 1777-1818
DIMENSIONS 1 x 9 x 9 in. (2.5 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside, from top to bottom: (1) & (2) two identical circular stamps placed side-by-side containing an eagle in center standing atop an oval with "TD", arrows and a branch extend from sides of oval, ring of stars around edge of stamp (3) "T.DANFORTH / PHILAD.A"
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 x 9 x 9 in. (2.5 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.180. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.180.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.180.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Highly polished, deep, round pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward at edge. CONDITION: Good; light scratches and a few dents on inside bottom.
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