Small, handleless, octagonal, inverted pear-shaped covered container with serpentine sides on a flared conforming pedestal base with wide, flat, circular foot ring. Circular cover with ball-and-urn finial. Top of foot is struck near edge "D•(R?)" in raised serif letters in a surround and with what appear to be two indecipherable marks, including a "B" shape and a figural motif.
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Object Name
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 7.4 cm x 6 cm; 2 15/16 in x 2 3/8 in
overall: 3 in x 2 1/4 in; 7.62 cm x 5.715 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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 Miss Esther P. Stevens
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