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Dish or Paten

Decorative Arts and Design

DATES ca. 1847
DIMENSIONS 1 x 10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. (2.5 x 26 x 26 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS (1) Impressed on underside in center: "SHELDON & FELTMAN. [in shape of tent] / ALBANY / 10 /2" (2) Painted on underside in red: "18555-12" (old accession number)
INSCRIPTIONS In center of plate (top side), incised in script: "Paten Old Congregational Church / South Salem, N.Y."
CREDIT LINE Gift of Theodora Wilbour
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round pewter plate with wide rim that curves upward at edge. CONDITION: Good; tarnished and a few small dark spots of discoloration; minor scratching; patch of pitting on underside below marks.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Shelton & Feltman (American, active 1847). Dish or Paten, ca. 1847. Pewter, 1 x 10 1/4 x 10 1/4 in. (2.5 x 26 x 26 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Theodora Wilbour, 32.2089. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 32.2089.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 32.2089.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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