On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
2 1/4 x 9 x 9 in. (5.7 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside, from top to bottom:
(1) & (2) two identical, partially impressed circular stamps containing a lion rampant whose legs are flanked by "I" on one side and "D" on the other.
(3) row of four small hallmarks in general square shape containing, from left to right: "I.D"; [unidentified]; [unidentified]; upright sword
Designated Purchase Fund
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Joseph Danforth. Basin, 1780-1788. Pewter, 2 1/4 x 9 x 9 in. (5.7 x 22.9 x 22.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.98. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.98.jpg)
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Round pewter basin; rises from flat bottom to slightly flaring sides and narrow, everted rim with incised band in center.
CONDITION: Fair; crack in rim; deep pit marks; scratches and a few dark spots of discoloration.
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