Bottle Coaster


Large circular stand with a tall, seamed, piercework gallery featuring an undulating, bright-cut and wrigglework decorated grapevine; applied double-reeded rim and molded base. Flat portion of base is inscribed "Presented to Miss E. Donkin by her brother Edward" in engraved script. Circular wooden bottom has central boss and four concentric rings on inside and a circular panel of faded green plain-weave wool fitted on the underside. Exterior of base is struck "D (*) S", in individual clipped-corner squares, to left of "330" stamped incuse.

Date Made: ca 1835

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, Sheffield, SheffieldPlace Used: United Kingdom: England, South Tyneside, South ShieldsUnited States: Wisconsin, MenomonieUnited States: Minnesota, Lake Park

Subject: BeveragesDrinkingWineFamilyPresentationWomen


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of John H. Crea

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.66.0553Catalog Number: 66.0553Accession Number: 265238

Object Name: coaster, bottle

Physical Description: silver plate (frame material)wood (bottom material)wool (bottom underside material)Measurements: overall: 2 3/4 in x 5 5/8 in; 6.985 cm x 14.2875 cm


Record Id: nmah_301105

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