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Quart Mug

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Pewter
DATES 1771-1801
DIMENSIONS 5 7/8 x 6 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. (14.9 x 17.5 x 12.1 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Marks not legible; there is possibly an impartially struck or badly worn stamp on inside bottom of mug in center, but it is impossible to tell due to bad pitting. [See "Historical Attributions"]
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 45.10.42
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Samuel Hamlin. Quart Mug, 1771-1801. Pewter, 5 7/8 x 6 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. (14.9 x 17.5 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.42. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 45.10.42.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter mug; cylindrical body banded lower edge, tapers toward top and ends in slightly flared lip; raised narrow band rings body about 1 ΒΌ" from bottom. Truncated S-shaped handle soldered to body, tapers toward end, short tail end terminates in ball. CONDITION: Fair; allover scratches; heavy pitting and tarnish, especially on handle and interior; spots of dark discoloration, especially around bottom edge.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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