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MAKER Peter Young
DATES 1785–1795
DIMENSIONS Overall: 8 1/2 x 4 3/8 x 4 3/8 in. (21.6 x 11.1 x 11.1 cm) Diameter at mouth: 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS (1) Impressed on inside bottom of cup in center: crown atop "X" (2) Impressed on underside of base in center: "P.Y" within a circular stamp with a saw-toothed edge
INSCRIPTIONS Affixed to underside of base: (1) White rectangular sticker typed in black: "L76.160.11" (2) Small white rectangular sticker with "59" written and crossed out in blue ink.
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter chalice; cup has flat sides that taper toward bottom and incised line around outer top edge near lip; supported on stem with undulating contour and spherical knob in center with beaded band; stem rises from stepped dome base. CONDITION: Good; few scratches and spots of discoloration; deep pit mark in interior of cup near center; mouth slightly misshapen.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Peter Young. Chalice, 1785–1795. Pewter, Overall: 8 1/2 x 4 3/8 x 4 3/8 in. (21.6 x 11.1 x 11.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.131. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.131.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.131.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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