Handleless, raised cylindrical cup with applied flared rim, slightly bulging sides and almost flat bottom, engraved on exterior "AH / MEM" in foliate script. Struck once on rim exterior "KEELER" in a cut-edge or serrated rectangle. Old red-bordered white paper label on bottom underside below centerpoint.
Maker is Joseph Keeler (1786-1824) of Norwalk, CT; working, circa 1810-1820.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1810-1820
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 3 1/2 in x 3 1/8 in; 8.89 cm x 7.874 cm
overall: 3 1/2 in x 3 in; 8.89 cm x 7.62 cm
place made
United States: Connecticut, Norwalk
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catalog number
accession number
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bequest of Arthur Michael
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