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Object Name: Plate
Date: 1793-1807
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Medium: Pewter
Dimensions: Overall: 7/8 in. × 8 1/2 in. (2.2 × 21.6 cm)
Place made: North America, United States, Boston
Description: Single reed rim plate with single incised band in basin.
Credit Line: Bequest of Irving S. Olds
Object Number: 1963.126b
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Marks: marked: oval mark on back of plate: "ARD"; "AUSTIN" with image of dove flying over four-legged animal

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Richard Austin (1764-1817) worked in Boston, Massachusetts from 1793-1807. The stamp on this plate differs from the stamp cited in Montgomery, "A History of American Pewter", p. 215.