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Chalice

Decorative Arts

MAKER Peter Young
MEDIUM Pewter
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
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.
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 45.10.131
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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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
IMAGE overall, 45.10.131.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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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.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (75%)
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