Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
1 5/8 x 2 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. (4.1 x 7.3 x 7.3 cm) (show scale)
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"
Incised in script on body above grooved lines: three worn, illegible letters possibly "B [?] Y"
Bequest of H. Randolph Lever
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.
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)
overall, 64.80.65.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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