Decorative Arts and Design
1 5/8 x 14 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (4.1 x 37.8 x 37.8 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, three partially struck stamps arranged in a circle, counterclockwise from top:
(1) & (2) Identical stamps of: "SAMUEL" and "HAMLIN" in two stacked, arched banners with foliate decorations.
(3) Oval stamp with banner containing "H[…]D" around upper edge and banner containing "[illegible letters]" around lower edge; in center, 4-legged animal (wolf?) hanging by chain from top banner over stylized flames.
Designated Purchase Fund
Large round, highly polished, deep pewter plate with wide rim that turns up slightly at rounded edge.
CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with allover deep scratches, pitting, and discoloration spots; yellowish substance (corrosion?) on edge runs under rim; hairline crack down inside edge of rim.
This item is not on view
Samuel Hamlin. Dish, 1771-1801. Pewter, 1 5/8 x 14 7/8 x 14 7/8 in. (4.1 x 37.8 x 37.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.240. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 45.10.240.jpg)
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