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Cup with Handle

Decorative Arts

DATES 1817-1856
DIMENSIONS 2 7/8 x 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. (7.3 x 9.8 x 7.3 cm) Height of cup only (excluding handle): 2 1/2 in. (6.4 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Mrs. Samuel Doughty
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CAPTION William Calder (American, 1817-1856). Cup with Handle, 1817-1856. Pewter, 2 7/8 x 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. (7.3 x 9.8 x 7.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Samuel Doughty, 27.463. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 27.463.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small handled pewter cup or mug. Cylindrical body pinched in at center with narrow band around top and bottom edge; two incised parallel lines ring body. Attached handle in shape of "?" with ball end and scrolled flair on top. CONDITION: Fair; body bent / misshapen; several patches of discoloration; pitting around body, some of the pit marks have turned into pin-sized holes; hairline crack in body between handle joins.
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