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Cream Pitcher

Decorative Arts and Design

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 1930
    DIMENSIONS 4 x 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. (10.1 x 8.0 x 6.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Incised on bottom: "PEWTER" inside outline of a 'Revere' pitcher / "350"
    ACCESSION NUMBER 82.112.13
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Fred Tannery
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter cream pitcher. Pear-shaped body in the mid-eighteenth century style. Scrolled rococo style handle with faintly molded acanthus at thumb rest. Four legs are elongated shells at juncture with body; below their mid-band, they curve out to truncated pad feet. CONDITION: Generally scratched and tarnished but good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Cream Pitcher, ca. 1930. Pewter, 4 x 3 1/2 x 2 5/8 in. (10.1 x 8.0 x 6.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Fred Tannery, 82.112.13. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 82.112.13_mark_bw.jpg)
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