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MAKER Parks Boyd
DATES 1795–1819
DIMENSIONS 4 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 4 in. (11.4 x 14.6 x 10.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on inside bottom, partially struck stamp that appears to be a rectangle containing indistinct letters, surmounted by sunburst form.
CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter mug; cylindrical body with stepped ridge around lower edge, body tapers toward top, then flares out at an angle at lip. Attached S-shaped handle (soldered on) with short tail end; handle tapers toward end and terminates in rounded ball. CONDITION: Poor; discolored marks (corrosion) all-over, including one large patch on side of mug; all-over scratches and pit marks; crack in lip opposite handle.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Parks Boyd. Mug, 1795–1819. Pewter, 4 1/2 x 5 3/4 x 4 in. (11.4 x 14.6 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X275. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, X275.jpg)
IMAGE overall, X275.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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