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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES 1780-1788
DIMENSIONS 2 1/4 x 9 x 9 in. (5.7 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside, from top to bottom: (1) & (2) two identical, partially impressed circular stamps containing a lion rampant whose legs are flanked by "I" on one side and "D" on the other. (3) row of four small hallmarks in general square shape containing, from left to right: "I.D"; [unidentified]; [unidentified]; upright sword
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
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CAPTION Joseph Danforth. Basin, 1780-1788. Pewter, 2 1/4 x 9 x 9 in. (5.7 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.98. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.98.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.98.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round pewter basin; rises from flat bottom to slightly flaring sides and narrow, everted rim with incised band in center. CONDITION: Fair; crack in rim; deep pit marks; scratches and a few dark spots of discoloration.
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