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Salt Dish

Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM Pewter
DATES 1754-1780
DIMENSIONS 3 3/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (8.6 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on inside bottom, partially impressed stamp of a crown atop a rectangle containing "[I.]C.H."
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 45.10.187
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Johann Christopher Heyne (1757-1781). Salt Dish, 1754-1780. Pewter, 3 3/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (8.6 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.187. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.187.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.187.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter salt dish. Round bowl bulges out around top half, then tapers into smaller bowl at bottom; stands on cylindrical pedestal with flaring base. CONDITION: Good; top edge bent / misshapen along one side; light scratches and a few dark spots of discoloration around bowl; heavier scratches on inside; pitting, especially around bottom of bowl; small hole in shaft of pedestal.
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