Beaker

Beaker

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Description
Handleless spun cylindrical cup with straight tapered sides, flat bottom and an applied band of gadrooning. Rim exterior struck with two small marks, a horizontal diamond or lozenge containing the raised serif letters "PB" flanking a circular motif and the profile head of Minerva, facing right, with a small "1" at top right in a clipped-corner square.
Maker's mark needs to be identified; would help to refine date. Minerva guaranty mark for.950 silver, used from 1838 to present.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
beaker
date made
ca 1840-1860
place made
France: Île-de-France, Paris
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 7/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 7.3025 cm x 6.0325 cm
ID Number
DL.61.0316
catalog number
61.0316
accession number
200122
Credit Line
Gift of Lucinda de Leftwich Templin, Ph.D., in memory of Ella Rice Templin
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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