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Sugar Bowl with Lid

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MAKER Unknown
CULTURE American
MEDIUM Pewter
DATES 1770-1810
DIMENSIONS 4 7/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (12.4 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 50.141.86a-b
CREDIT LINE Bequest of Mrs. William Sterling Peters
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Unknown. Sugar Bowl with Lid, 1770-1810. Pewter, 4 7/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (12.4 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of Mrs. William Sterling Peters, 50.141.86a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.141.86_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 50.141.86_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Footed pewter sugar bowl (a) with lid (b), Philadelphia type. Round bowl is stepped and has two incised lines on outside of top edge; supported on round, stepped foot rim. Fitted lid is stepped dome with knob finial. CONDITION: Good; light scratches and spots of discoloration on exterior; deep scratches on interior, especially in center; corrosion around underside of lid; small dings in foot.
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