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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MAKER Samuel Green
DATES 1779–1828
DIMENSIONS 1 7/8 x 5 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (4.8 x 14.9 x 14.9 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed in center, inside of basin: arched rectangular stamp containing "S.G. BOSTON"
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round pewter basin, rises from flat bottom to gently flaring sides, top edge bent outward to form narrow, flat rim with incised line in center. CONDITION: Good; allover scratches and pitting; heavier scratches and small dents in center; several large spots of discoloration around outside.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Samuel Green. Basin, 1779–1828. Pewter, 1 7/8 x 5 7/8 x 5 7/8 in. (4.8 x 14.9 x 14.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.14. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.14_bw.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.14_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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