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Cann

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Silver
  • Place Manufactured: England
  • DATES ca. 1780-1781
    DIMENSIONS height: 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm); diameter of base: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS HB; lion rampant; e; crowned leopard's head
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS no inscriptions
    COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    ACCESSION NUMBER 64.152.26
    CREDIT LINE Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Hester Bateman (English, active in London, 1774-1789). Cann, ca. 1780-1781. Silver, height: 4 7/8 in. (12.4 cm); diameter of base: 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick B. Hicks, 64.152.26. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, 64.152.26_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Silver cann on circular base cast in three convex moldings topped by concave foot. Cast ear handle has scroll ends and leaf ornament. Bowl flares out from foot to handle joint and tapers in to just below lip. CONDITION: Good.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (76%)
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