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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES ca. 1770
DIMENSIONS 5 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. (13.0 x 14.0 x 9.8 cm) weight (approximately): 403.73 grams (plus or minus .10)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Struck on bottom in script, in conforming rectangle: "Myers" Engraved on bottom with monogram: "HRC", the R raised above the line.
CREDIT LINE Gift of Ann Walker Gaffney
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver cann; pear-shaped body with plain, flared lip on applied, splayed, stepped foot. Double scroll handle with oval pads at upper and lower junctures, short strut at lower juncture and cast acanthus decoration at grip; forked scroll terminal below lower juncture.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Myer Myers (American, 1723-1795). Cann, ca. 1770. Silver, 5 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. (13.0 x 14.0 x 9.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Ann Walker Gaffney, 1999.24. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.1999.24.jpg)
IMAGE overall, CUR.1999.24.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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