Skip Navigation


Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES ca. 1830
    DIMENSIONS 1 5/8 x 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. (4.1 x 7.3 x 7.3 cm)
    MARKINGS Marked with collector's label, white rectangular sticker affixed to underside, printed in black "H. R. LEVER / ESTATE" and handwritten in red ink "Unlisted / Lever #7"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS Incised in script on body above grooved lines: three worn, illegible letters possibly "B [?] Y"
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of H. Randolph Lever
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter sander or sand shaker. Cylindrical body tapers toward top; molded bands around tope and bottom edges; and three grooved lines ring center. Slightly sunken flat top pierced with holes in concentric rings. Condition: Fair; allover dings and scratches, few spots of corrosion.
    Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome any additional information you might have.