Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
late 17th or early 18th century
2 x 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. (5.1 x 6.7 x 6.7 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on underside in center of base, partially impressed stamp of fancy crown atop a rose with initials in band of crown, "E [C?]"
Incised around top of pedestal, below seam with bowl: "13215 - BROOKLYN MUSEUM"
Gift of Nestor Sanborn
Pewter salt. Simple, hemispherical bowl raised on pedestal that is banded and flares out at bottom to wide base.
CONDITION: Fair; bowl is bent and misshapen; base dented; crack in seam between bowl and pedestal; scratched.
Salt, late 17th or early 18th century. Pewter, 2 x 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 in. (5.1 x 6.7 x 6.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Nestor Sanborn, 19.168. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 19.168.jpg)
overall, 19.168.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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