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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES ca. 1820
DIMENSIONS 3 1/8 x 2 7/8 x 2 7/8in. (7.9 x 7.3 x 7.3cm) Weight: 2.78 oz. (86.3 g)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Marked on bottom: "G. BOYCE [in rectangle] / [large dot within diamond] / N. Y. [in rectangle]"
INSCRIPTIONS Engraved monogram in script between bands: "WHC"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Gift of Wunsch Foundation, Inc.
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CAPTION Geradus Boyce (American, 1820-1857). Beaker, ca. 1820. Silver, 3 1/8 x 2 7/8 x 2 7/8in. (7.9 x 7.3 x 7.3cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Wunsch Foundation, Inc., 1990.196.2. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 1990.196.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Beaker, silver. Flaring sides rise from simple applied foot rim (with straight upper edge) to simple applied lip rim. Beaker is banded with two bands, each comprising four ribs. Near pair to 1990.196.3. CONDITION: Normal wear and scratches. One repaired split at lip, 11:00.
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