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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Manufactured: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • DATES 1930
    DIMENSIONS 2 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 3 3/8 in. (5.4 x 9.2 x 8.6 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Impressed on bottom, partially worn stamp: "QUEENS ART / PEWTER / BROOKLYN / N.Y." with crown above; surrounded by: "HAND MADE DANISH QUALITY PEWTER / MADE IN USA" in circular band.
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Linda S. Ferber
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter ashtray. Shallow, circular dish straddled by stylized, running greyhound handle. CONDITION: Normal wear.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Queens Art Pewter, Ltd. (1930–2000). Ashtray, 1930. Pewter, 2 1/8 x 3 5/8 x 3 3/8 in. (5.4 x 9.2 x 8.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Linda S. Ferber, 87.116. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 87.116_mark_PS6.jpg)
    IMAGE mark, 87.116_mark_PS6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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