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DATES 1827–1850
DIMENSIONS 5 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 3 5/8 in. (13 x 8.9 x 9.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on underside, in center, from top to bottom: (1) "BOARDMAN / & HART" (2) "N-YORK"
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter beaker, highly polished; cylindrical body rises from narrow banded foot; body flares out slightly as it rises, then flares again more sharply at top. Two parallel, incised lines ring body near midpoint. CONDITION: Good; overall pitting and light scratches; large dark patch of discoloration runs almost entire height of one side; few smaller spots of discoloration around body; dent in footrim.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Boardman and Hart (1828–1850). Beaker, 1827–1850. Pewter, 5 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 3 5/8 in. (13 x 8.9 x 9.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.135. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.135.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.135.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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