Unknown. <em>Pail with Handle</em>, 19th century. Pewter, With handle upright: 4 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (11.1 x 7 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. Samuel Doughty, 27.604. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 27.604.jpg)

Pail with Handle


Medium: Pewter

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: With handle upright: 4 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. (11.1 x 7 x 7 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 27.604

Image: 27.604.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Small pewter pail with handle. Pail rises from flat bottom to sides that angle outward then flare out and curve upward to straight rim. Narrow strap handle in shape of inverted "U" with pinched in sides; ends fit into holes in rim, allowing handle to pivot; hole for hanging in top of handle. CONDITION: Good; badly tarnished; signs of corrosion on interior and spot near bottom of pail on exterior; top edge slightly misshapen; allover light scratches; rust-colored spot on top of handle.

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