Beaker

Beaker

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Description
Small, handleless seamed cylindrical cup with straight tapered sides and applied flared rim and flat bottom. Engraved on exterior "E" in foliate script. Bottom underside engraved "5". No maker's marks.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
beaker
date made
ca 1790
place made
United States: Maryland
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 5/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 5.3975 cm
ID Number
DL.63.0905
catalog number
63.0905
accession number
241136
Credit Line
Gift of Bessie Ellicott Bunger, Myron Ellicott, and Glenn Ellicott
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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