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Pint Mug

Decorative Arts and Design

DATES 18th century
DIMENSIONS 4 3/4 x 5 5/8 x 3 7/8 in. (12.1 x 14.3 x 9.8 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on inside bottom, indistinct stamp of stag [head not visible] with a raised front leg, within a circle.
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter pint mug, cylindrical body with narrow step around bottom edge, sides taper toward top then flare out at lip. Attached S-shaped handle with short tail end, tapers toward end, end terminates in flared form. CONDITION: Fair; top edge and bottom edge slightly bent and misshapen; all-over light scratches and pit marks, heavier on handle; several spots of whitish and dark corrosion.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Possibly John Skinner. Pint Mug, 18th century. Pewter, 4 3/4 x 5 5/8 x 3 7/8 in. (12.1 x 14.3 x 9.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.203. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.203.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.203.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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