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Footed Bowl

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Pewter
DATES 1838-1842
DIMENSIONS 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 6 7/8 in. (12.1 x 17.1 x 17.5 cm) Weight: 431.3g  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside of bowl in center (visible through hollow pedestal), partially struck stamp: "L.L. WILLIAMS. / PHILAD.A" ["LLI" in WILLIAMS indistinct]
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 50.141.84b
CREDIT LINE Bequest of Mrs. William Sterling Peters
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Footed Bowl, 1838-1842. Pewter, 4 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 6 7/8 in. (12.1 x 17.1 x 17.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. William Sterling Peters, 50.141.84b. Creative Commons-BY
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Footed bowl, pewter. Hollow pedestal consists of round, slightly domed base with molded bands, tapers to narrow shaft, then flares out to molded step. Pedestal supports and is soldered to round bowl (appears continuous on exterior); bowl has straight sides and slightly flared lip. Incised channel rings exterior of bowl about 1/4" below top edge. CONDITION: Fair; all-over pock marks, scratches, and spots of dark discoloration; heavy pitting in center of bowl; small crack in top edge of bowl; top edge slightly bent / misshapen.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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