Thomas Danforth III 6-1/8" American Pewter Plate, ca. 1800
A good 6-1/8" plate by Thomas Danforth III of Rocky Hill Connecticut and Philadelphia Pennsylvania, 1777-1820.
Marked with his circular eagle initialed mark (J-118). TD III worked in both Connecticut as well as Philadelphia
Pennsylvania. While in Connecticut, TD III trained several 19th pewterers, including Ashbil Griswold and Samuel
In very good overall condition with expected wear and some light pitting. This plate is from the early Connecticut
mold. Ex Breininger collection.
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