Basin

Basin

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Description
Large, rimless basin or bowl reeded inside lip with rounded sides and flat bottom; no foot ring. Indented exterior seam at midbody. Struck below rim interior "[B] / I M" in incuse serif letters. Several partial faint marks on underside of well, including secondary mark of a crowned Tudor rose above "LOND[ON]" in raised serif letters in rectangle.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
basin
date made
1700 - 1800
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 3/4 in x 16 5/8 in; 6.985 cm x 42.2275 cm
ID Number
DL.388290
catalog number
388290
accession number
182022
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Arthur M. Greenwood
subject
Eating
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Food
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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