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Shaker

Maker:
Thomas Danforth, III (1756–1840)
Date:
ca. 1800–1813
Geography:
Possibly made in Stepney, Connecticut, United States; Possibly made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Pewter
Dimensions:
H. 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)
Classification:
Metal
Credit Line:
Gift of Joseph France, 1943
Accession Number:
43.162.23a, b
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Marking: stamped outside on stopper: Displayed eagle, sitting on oval bearing initials TD, decorated with olive [?] branch at right and three arrows at left, the whole in circle bordered with stars
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