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Decorative Arts

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
DATES 1814-1839
DIMENSIONS 2 5/8 x 10 x 10 in. (6.7 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm)  (show scale)
MARKINGS Impressed on inside bottom: partially struck circular stamp with serrated edge containing a standing eagle in the center with "[S.KIL]BOURN" in a banner arching above its head and "BALTIMORE." below.
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Highly polished pewter basin, rises from flat round bottom to slightly flaring sides, rim angles out and has rounded edge. CONDITION: Fair; shows use with allover scratches and pitting, especially on inside bottom.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
CAPTION Samuel Kilbourn. Basin, 1814-1839. Pewter, 2 5/8 x 10 x 10 in. (6.7 x 25.4 x 25.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.238. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.238.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 45.10.238.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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