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Basins

Scope note

Open, rounded vessels formerly used for holding either liquids or solids, today largely for holding liquids. In 17th-century England the term implied a shallow dish, whereas there today it means a deep bowl. In the United States the term has always meant either a deep dish or shallow bowl. LBFT

Term type

AAT

Getty AAT term number

300045614

Broader Terms used

vessels

Narrower Terms used

louteria

Term used for

basons

Equivalent Terms used

basin

Created

11yrs ago

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