Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
2 1/8 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (5.4 x 19.7 x 19.7 cm) (show scale)
Impressed in center on inside of basin, partially impressed: "[SAM]UEL / HAMLIN" in arching, stacked banners over foliate decorative form.
Designated Purchase Fund
Round pewter basin; rises from flat bottom to slightly flaring sides; narrow everted rim.
CONDITION: Fair; allover scratches and small dark spots of dark discoloration; two spots of yellowed tape residue around center of interior of basin.
Samuel Hamlin. Basin, 1771-1801. Pewter, 2 1/8 x 7 3/4 x 7 3/4 in. (5.4 x 19.7 x 19.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.36. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.36.jpg)
overall, 45.10.36.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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