Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
3 1/8 x 3 x 3 in. (7.9 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside in center: large "X" above "TB & Co.." within rectangle with serrated edges
Designated Purchase Fund
Pewter beaker, highly polished; cylindrical body rises from narrow two-stepped foot; body flares out slightly as it rises, then flares again more sharply at top. Incised line rings body near midpoint.
CONDITION: Fair; misshapen around mouth; overall scratches, pitting, and spots of discoloration.
Thomas Danforth Boardman (American, 1784-1873). Beaker, 1822-1825. Pewter, 3 1/8 x 3 x 3 in. (7.9 x 7.6 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.136. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.136.jpg)
overall, 45.10.136.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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