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Decorative Arts

DATES 1774-1819
DIMENSIONS Overall: 7 5/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (19.4 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm) Diameter at mouth: 4 in. (10.2 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on inside bottom of cup in center: partially inscribed stamp with "T.[B]" within a circle with a serrated edge.
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
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CAPTION Timothy Brigden. Chalice, 1774-1819. Pewter, Overall: 7 5/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (19.4 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.139. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 45.10.139.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. Cup supported on stem with undulating contour of bulbous forms; stem rises from stepped dome base; incised lines around stem and base. CONDITION: Fair; allover scratches and spots of discoloration; hairline crack in top of stem; there is a hole and what appears to be a soldered seam where stem meets base; bottom edge slightly bent.
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