Decorative Arts and Design
1/2 x 9 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (1.3 x 25.1 x 25.1 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside:
(1) illegible stamp (so worn down that it is barely visible), probably identical to #2
(2) partially struck stamp with "[CORNELIUS]" in arch supported by two columns; crown above rose between columns; columns stand atop rectangular base with "[BRAD]FORD"
(3) row of four hallmarks, generally square with irregular edge, from left to right: "DS"; [illegible]; lion rampant; face of an animal (?)
Designated Purchase Fund
Round shallow pewter plate with wide, flat, smooth rim and incised line around center.
CONDITION: Fair; shows heavy use with allover tarnish, scratches, pitting, and dark spots of discoloration; dings and bends in center and around rim.
This item is not on view
Cornelius Bradford. Plate, 1752-1785. Pewter, 1/2 x 9 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (1.3 x 25.1 x 25.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.164. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.164.jpg)
overall, 45.10.164.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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