David Melville. <em>Basin</em>, 1776-1793. Pewter, 2 x 8 x 8 in. (5.1 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.34. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.34.jpg)


Artist:David Melville

Medium: Pewter

Geograhical Locations:


Dimensions: 2 x 8 x 8 in. (5.1 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)


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

Accession Number: 45.10.34

Image: 45.10.34.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Highly polished pewter basin, rises from flat round bottom to slightly flaring sides, then angles out at top to form narrow flat rim; incised line in center of rim. CONDITION: Fair; heavy pitting, especially on inside bottom and underside; light allover scratches; large crack in rim; rim slightly bent and misshapen.

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