On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
3 3/8 x 4 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (8.6 x 10.8 x 10.8 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on inside bottom, partially impressed stamp of a crown atop a rectangle containing "[I.]C.H."
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Johann Christopher Heyne. 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)
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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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