Beaker

Beaker

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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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
beaker
date made
ca 1860
owner; user
Bellamy, Ellen Washington
place made
United States: New York, New York City
place owned; place used
United States: Georgia, Macon
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 1/4 in x 2 7/8 in; 8.255 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
DL.60.0989
catalog number
60.0989
accession number
71656
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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