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Sugar Bowl

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Pewter
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES ca. 1930
    DIMENSIONS 2 3/4 x 5 x 2 5/8 in. (7.0 x 12.7 x 6.7 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Incised on bottom: "PEWTER" inside outline of a 'Revere' pitcher / "350"
    INSCRIPTIONS Paper label reading "Mildred Welsh" is taped to underside.
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 82.112.14
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Fred Tannery
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Sugar Bowl, ca. 1930. Pewter, 2 3/4 x 5 x 2 5/8 in. (7.0 x 12.7 x 6.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Fred Tannery, 82.112.14. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 82.112.14_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter sugar bowl. Cauldron-shaped body with four notches evenly spaced at the rim. Rococo style handles at two sides have faintly molded acanthus at thumb rest. Four legs are elongated shells at juncture with body; below their mid-band, they curve out to truncated pad feet. CONDITION: Generally scratched and tarnished but good.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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