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Basin

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Pewter
DATES 1792-1820
DIMENSIONS 2 x 7 7/8 x 8 in. (5.1 x 20 x 20.3 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on interior of basin in center, partially impressed or worn stamp of: "WILLIAM" arching over eagle with outspread wings and American crest over its breast against a background of stars, and "[DANFORTH]" arching below
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 45.10.93
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION William Danforth. Basin, 1792-1820. Pewter, 2 x 7 7/8 x 8 in. (5.1 x 20 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.93. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 45.10.93.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Round pewter basin; rises from flat bottom to slightly flaring sides and narrow, everted rim with incised band in center. CONDITION: Good; tarnished; light scratches and pitting; a few small dings in bottom and on sides.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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