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Large Platter

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CULTURE American
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES early 18th century
    DIMENSIONS 1/2 x 20 5/8 x 20 5/8 in. (1.3 x 52.4 x 52.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS (1) Impressed on underside of rim, 2 identical, barely distinguishable stamps placed side-by-side, appear to be an oval containing a rose topped by a crown and flanked by a frond or branch (2) Incised on top side of rim: "T T F" (3) Impressed on top side of rim opposite side of mark #2, row of three small shield-shape hallmarks, all badly worn, from left to right: lion rampant; indistinct [probably fleur-de-lis]; leopard's head
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Luke Vincent Lockwood
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Large round pewter platter with wide, slightly curved rim. CONDITION: Poor; deep scratches and pit marks all over, some pit marks have turned into holes; rim bent / misshapen; dark spots of corrosion; spots of rust-colored substance (corrosion?) in center.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION American. Large Platter, early 18th century. Pewter, 1/2 x 20 5/8 x 20 5/8 in. (1.3 x 52.4 x 52.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Luke Vincent Lockwood, 14.678. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 14.678.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 14.678.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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