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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES late 17th or early 18th century
DIMENSIONS 2 x 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. (5.1 x 6.7 x 6.7 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside in center of base, partially impressed stamp of fancy crown atop a rose with initials in band of crown, "E [C?]"
INSCRIPTIONS Incised around top of pedestal, below seam with bowl: "13215 - BROOKLYN MUSEUM"
CREDIT LINE Gift of Nestor Sanborn
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter salt. Simple, hemispherical bowl raised on pedestal that is banded and flares out at bottom to wide base. CONDITION: Fair; bowl is bent and misshapen; base dented; crack in seam between bowl and pedestal; scratched.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Salt, late 17th or early 18th century. Pewter, 2 x 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. (5.1 x 6.7 x 6.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Nestor Sanborn, 19.168. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 19.168.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 19.168.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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