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Decorative Arts

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 Impressed on inside bottom in center, partially struck stamp: circle containing, from left to right, "R" with dot above and below; crown above flower (rose?); "B" with dot above and below
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
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CAPTION Richard Bennett. 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, 45.10.125. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 45.10.125.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, few large pits and gouges, overall discoloration (corrosion?).
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