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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES ca. 1840
DIMENSIONS Length: 14 in. (35.6 cm) Diameter of bowl: 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Stamped in rectangle on underside of handle: "T. D. BOARDMAN / X"
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS Engraved on top near end of handle: "JM" [with bright-cut line underneath]
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE H. Randolph Lever Fund
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CAPTION Thomas Danforth Boardman (American, 1784-1873). Ladle, ca. 1840. Pewter, Length: 14 in. (35.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 66.186.8. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 66.186.8_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 66.186.8_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Deep bowl with slightly projecting outer rim; quadrilateral, plain handle flaring to rectangular end with pointed terminal. CONDITION: Good; handle may have been repaired at juncture of handle and bowl.
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