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On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
  • Place Manufactured: United States
  • DATES ca. 1830
    DIMENSIONS 1 5/8 x 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. (4.1 x 7.3 x 7.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MARKINGS Marked with collector's label, white rectangular sticker affixed to underside, printed in black "H. R. LEVER / ESTATE" and handwritten in red ink "Unlisted / Lever #7"
    SIGNATURE no signature
    INSCRIPTIONS Incised in script on body above grooved lines: three worn, illegible letters possibly "B [?] Y"
    CREDIT LINE Bequest of H. Randolph Lever
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter sander or sand shaker. Cylindrical body tapers toward top; molded bands around tope and bottom edges; and three grooved lines ring center. Slightly sunken flat top pierced with holes in concentric rings. Condition: Fair; allover dings and scratches, few spots of corrosion.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CAPTION Sander, ca. 1830. Pewter, 1 5/8 x 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. (4.1 x 7.3 x 7.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Bequest of H. Randolph Lever, 64.80.65. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 64.80.65.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 64.80.65.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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