Basin

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1780-1790

GUSN

GUSN-255469

Description

Floor has incised line marking begininning of slope of side walls. Flat edge slightly concave just below single reed rim. Mark struck twice on bottom has lion standing on one rear foot between columns with crown.

Details

Descriptive Terms

basins (vessels)
pewter (tin alloy)
Basin

Inscription

Joseph Danforth (lion standing on one rear foot between columns with crown capitals. "Joseph" written above and "Danforth" forms base. Four small touches one ID)

Additional Identification Number

277.1981

Maker

Danforth, Joseph

Location of Origin

middletown, CT

Dimensions

1 3/4 (H), 13 1/4 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Guido Perera

Accession Number

1999.482

Places

Connecticut (United States)