Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. (4.4 x 17.1 x 17.1 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on interior of basin in center, partially impressed or worn circular stamp with border of stars, containing eagle atop an oval with "S.D" inside [only lower portion of stamp visible]
Designated Purchase Fund
Highly polished, round pewter basin; rises from flat bottom to slightly flaring sides and narrow, everted rim with incised band in center.
CONDITION: Good; few deep scratches and pit marks; small dings.
Samuel Danforth. Basin, 1793-1802. Pewter, 1 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. (4.4 x 17.1 x 17.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.90. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.90.jpg)
overall, 45.10.90.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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