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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES ca. 1908
DIMENSIONS 8 1/4 x 8 x 4 1/2 in. (21 x 20.3 x 11.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Stamped on bottom: "REED & BARTON / 1755 / 6"
SIGNATURE no signature
INSCRIPTIONS Inscribed engraving on the front side : "B [or R]. W. C. and O. M. A. / FROM THE / Walter Lowrie Club. / July 23rd 1908." [all in script except "FROM THE"]
CREDIT LINE Gift of Emma and Jay Lewis
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter pitcher. Ovoid, "sweetheart" shape with molded foot rim and molded scalloped rim at lip and spout. Twig-form handle has lower acanthus terminal and branches to two leaf terminals at rim. Reserve on front and back formed by opposing C-scrolls. CONDITION: Normal wear, scratches and oxyadation. mineral deposits on interior.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Reed & Barton (American, 1840–present). Pitcher, ca. 1908. Pewter, 8 1/4 x 8 x 4 1/2 in. (21 x 20.3 x 11.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Emma and Jay Lewis, 87.174. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 87.174.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 87.174.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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