Basin

German
mid-18th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

85.243

Medium or Technique

Metal; pewter

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pewter

Circular with curved sides; elaborate incised conventional pattern; swinging rectangular handle on each side.

Provenance

Until 1884, Alfred Greenough (b. 1843/44 - d. 1884), Milton, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker (b. 1817/18 - d. 1908); 1885, gift of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1885)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of A. Greenough