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Sander

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Pewter
  • 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)  (show scale)
    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
    ACCESSION NUMBER 64.80.65
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of H. Randolph Lever
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Sander, ca. 1830. Pewter, 1 5/8 x 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. (4.1 x 7.3 x 7.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of H. Randolph Lever, 64.80.65. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 64.80.65.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 64.80.65.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    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.
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