Beaker

Description:

Handleless seamed cylindrical cup with Rococo-style, bright-cut and engine-turned engraving on its straight tapered sides; decoration includes three scrolled reserves, one engraved "E.C.W." in script and two featurng flowers at their centers. Applied molded rim and foot ring, both with beading; flat bottom set in. Bottom underside struck once with a vertically-oriented incuse mark (partial) of "T / E / & / Co" over a circle and a diamond or lozenge containing "1 / 5 7 / 8"; "11" stamped sideways at right. One of two monogrammed beakers by the same maker in two similar patterns, DL*60.0989 and DL*60.1060.

Maker is Theodore Evans and Company of New York, NY, circa 1855-1865.

Date Made: ca 1860

Owner; User: Bellamy, Ellen Washington

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York CityPlace Owned; Place Used: United States: Georgia, Macon

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

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Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.0989Catalog Number: 60.0989Accession Number: 71656

Object Name: beaker

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/4 in x 2 7/8 in; 8.255 cm x 7.3025 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b0-e241-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_301032

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