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Canister with Lid

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Pewter, walnut
  • Place Manufactured: Madison, Wisconsin, United States
  • DATES ca. 1933
    DIMENSIONS 7 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (17.8 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Incised on underside of canister, in script: "Marion Louise Anderson" underscored twice
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 1991.258.5a-b
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Marion Anderson Noyes
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Marion Anderson Noyes (American, 1907-2002). Canister with Lid, ca. 1933. Pewter, walnut, 7 x 3 3/4 x 3 3/4 in. (17.8 x 9.5 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Marion Anderson Noyes, 1991.258.5a-b. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 1991.258.5a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter canister (a) with lid (b), walnut finial. Cylindrical canister rises from flat bottom and flares out to opening with straight edge. Slightly domed, flat-topped lid fits over opening of canister; upright rectangular block finial attached with screw. CONDITION - Good; some light scratches.
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