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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES 1788-1820
DIMENSIONS 1 1/8 x 5 3/8 x 3 3/4 in. (2.9 x 13.7 x 9.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed in top of handle, in center: "RICHARD LEE"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
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CAPTION Richard Lee Sr. or Richard Lee Jr.. Porringer, 1788-1820. Pewter, 1 1/8 x 5 3/8 x 3 3/4 in. (2.9 x 13.7 x 9.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.26. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 45.10.26.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter porringer; round bowl rises from flat bottom to slightly flaring sides and ends in narrow, flared lip. Attached handle (soldered to side) in general triangle shape with fancy openwork pattern. CONDITION: Fair; overall pitting, especially on inside bottom of bowl; several small dings and dents around bowl; small hairline crack in rim of bowl appears to have been mended.
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