Lidless raised bulbous or bellied cann or mug bright-cut engraved with a variety of ferns and plants around body forming a reserve at front inscribed in various fonts "PRESENTED / TO / M\r. J•D•Batchelor / on his retirement from business / AS A TOKEN OF / ESTEEM AND REGARD / BY A FEW SINCERE FRIENDS / MANCHESTER / May 1\st 1877." Flared rim scored around exterior and cast circular flared foot. Hollow, double C-scroll handle has a scrolled acanthus leaf on top and a split scroll lower terminal; conical struts. Bottom underside struck with five marks around the centerpoint, a diamond-shaped English registry mark for December 15, 1870; a lion rampant facing left in conforming surround; the raised script letters "(J or S?).W" in textured oval; the raised serif date letter "n" in scalloped shield; and crowned leopard's head in scalloped shield. Stored in fitted case, DL*61.1068B.

Date Can Made: 1748Date Presented: 1877-05-01Date Engraved Design Registered: 1870-12-15

Location: Currently not on view

Place Engraved: United Kingdom: England, Manchester, ManchesterPlace Can Made: United Kingdom: England, LondonPlace Sold; Placed Presented; Place Used: United Kingdom: England, Manchester, Manchester

Subject: Presentation


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Credit Line: Gift of Charles and Rosanna Batchelor Memorial, Inc.

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.61.1068ACatalog Number: 61.1068AAccession Number: 233749

Object Name: cann

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5 in x 5 5/8 in x 3 3/4 in; 12.7 cm x 14.2875 cm x 9.525 cm


Record Id: nmah_300982

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