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Decorative Arts

DATES 1820-1845
DIMENSIONS 4 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. (10.5 x 14 x 9.8 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on inside bottom of mug, partially struck stamp that reads "PALETHOR[...] / PHILAD"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Arthur W. Clement
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CAPTION J.H. Palethorpe. Mug, 1820-1845. Pewter, 4 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 3 7/8 in. (10.5 x 14 x 9.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arthur W. Clement, 45.1.6. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 45.1.6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter mug; cylindrical body with squared step around lower edge, tapers toward top and ends in slightly flared lip. Two parallel, incised horizontal lines run around body about 1 ΒΌ" from bottom. S-shaped handle soldered to body, tapers toward end, short tail end terminates in ball. Body soldered to slightly domed base. CONDITION: Fair; tarnished, scratches and pock marks all over, especially around lower edge.
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