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Creamer with Lid, from 4-Piece Coffee Set

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Pewter, cane
DATES 1959
DIMENSIONS 4 5/8 x 4 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. (11.7 x 10.8 x 6 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS On underside of creamer: incised in script "M. Jerry 59" and stamped "PEWTER"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 1993.158.2a-b
CREDIT LINE Modernism Benefit Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Michael Jerry (American, 20th century). Creamer with Lid, from 4-Piece Coffee Set, 1959. Pewter, cane, 4 5/8 x 4 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. (11.7 x 10.8 x 6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Modernism Benefit Fund, 1993.158.2a-b. Creative Commons-BY
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter creamer (a) and lid (b), with caning. Tall, narrow cylindrical body raised on foot ring; continuous U-shaped spout that runs down almost the entire height of the creamer; opposing squared strap handle with squared corners, grip is wrapped in caning strips. Flat circular lid with handle formed with two slightly splayed struts that support an arching grip wrapped in caning. Condition: Good; light scratches overall and some spotting; caning is loose in some places.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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