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Beaker

Decorative Arts

MEDIUM Pewter
DATES 1760-1782
DIMENSIONS 5 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (13.3 x 9.2 x 9.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS (1) Impressed on inside bottom in center, partially struck stamp showing flower (rose?) [full stamp consists of circle containing, from left to right, "R" with dot above and below; crown above flower (rose?); "B" with dot above and below] (2) Painted in red on underside: "39.33L-171" [old accession number]
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 45.10.124
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Robert Bonynge. Beaker, 1760-1782. Pewter, 5 1/4 x 3 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. (13.3 x 9.2 x 9.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.124. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 45.10.124.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter beaker, highly polished; cylindrical body rises from narrow three-stepped foot; body flares out slightly as it rises, then flares again more sharply at top. CONDITION: Fair; overall light scratches and pitting; heavily discolored all-over; a few large pit marks around interior and exterior; foot and top edge slightly bent.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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