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Beaker

Beaker
Title
Beaker
Date 
1850-1900
Medium 
Silver plate
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 x 2 7/8 in. ( 7.6 x 7.3 cm )
Description 
Seamed silver plated beaker; cylindrical body flared at the lip; engraved in the front center, "A L" in gothic script; maker's mark stamped on the base.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Goodhue Livingston
Object Number 
INV.14067
Marks 
Inscriptions: engraved at front center: "A L" in Gothic letters, relating to Adelaide Livingston (1852-1909), who is believed to have been the original owner of beaker. Maker's mark: stamped on base: "E F/R" surrounding loosely coiled snake in diamond surround stamped on bottom; small somewhat indistinguishable mark similar to trefoil located to left of maker. Diamond mark in style of French hallmark. Hallmark also stamped in relief on body just under lip, but is difficult to decipher. Mark has square surround and is stamped through to body interior.
Gallery Label 
This beaker belonged to Adelaide Livingston (1852-1909) whose initials are engraved on the front.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group