Beaker

Beaker

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Description
Plain, straight tapered, handleless cup or beaker with molded rim, vertically seamed at side and rounded at lower edge where it is attached to the domed bottom with flattened edge for foot. Bottom underside struck incuse "8" above "DIXON & SON" in serif letters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
beaker
date made
ca 1830
place made
United Kingdom: England, Sheffield, Sheffield
place used
United Kingdom: England, Liverpool, Liverpool
Physical Description
Britannia metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 8.255 cm x 8.255 cm
ID Number
DL.387881
catalog number
387881
accession number
188487
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John L. Proctor
subject
Beverages
Drinking
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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