Funnel

Description
Two-part funnel with strainer consisting of a double-bellied circular bowl with applied reeded rim and rounded bottom pierced with small holes arranged into a six-petal flower, and a friction-fit, tapered cylindrical spout with scored collar and curved mouth ending in a split lip. Outside of bowl is struck with five hallmarks, "AK" in raised serif letters in a rounded rectangle, a lion passant facing left in a clipped-corner pointed shield, a crowned leopard's head in a clipped-corner rounded shield, the date letter "G" in a clipped-corner pointed shield, and a sovereign's head in profile facing right in an oval.
Maker is Abstinando King of London, England; working, 1791-circa 1823.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
funnel
date made
1802
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12.2 cm x 7.9 cm; 4 13/16 in x 3 1/8 in
overall: 5 1/8 in x 3 1/8 in; 13.0175 cm x 7.9375 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
DL*66.0543
accession number
265238
catalog number
66.0543
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of John H. Crea
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