Barber's Basin

Barber's Basin

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Small, elongated oval basin with crescent cutout along one side of the single-reeded rim; made of a single piece with flared sides and flat bottom, no foot ring. Bottom underside struck with three marks: a crowned badge at center between what appear to be two pairs of raised, conjoined script letters in a textured oval.
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Object Name
basin, barber's
date made
1750 - 1800
place made
United Kingdom: England
Associated Place
United States
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
overall: 1 3/4 in x 8 1/8 in x 5 5/8 in; 4.445 cm x 20.6375 cm x 14.2875 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
Personal Accessories
Personal Hygiene
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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