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DATES 1752–1785
DIMENSIONS 1/2 x 9 7/8 x 9 7/8 in. (1.3 x 25.1 x 25.1 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS 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 (?)
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION 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)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.164.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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