- Artist: Josiah Danforth (Maker)
- Medium: Pewter
- Geographical Location: Middletown, Connecticut, United States
- Dates: 1825-1837
- Dimensions: 2 x 5 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (5.1 x 14.9 x 14.9 cm)
- Markings: Impressed on interior of basin in center, partially impressed circular stamp of: "[I. DANFORTH]" around top edge, eagle with outspread wings and American crest over its breast in center, and "MIDD.CT." along bottom edge (top part of stamp worn)
- Collection: Decorative Arts
- Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5Q12-LUCE, Unit 20, Shelf P
- Accession Number: 45.10.61
- Image: 45.10.61.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, Nov 30, 2003
Round pewter basin; rises from flat bottom to slightly flaring sides and narrow, everted rim with incised band in center.
CONDITION: Fair; deep pit marks, especially around center; what appears to be a mend at edge of interior bottom; few small dings and scratches.