Beaker

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Title:
Beaker
Date: 
1794
Medium: 
Silver
Classification: 
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 3 1/4 in. ( 10.2 x 8.3 cm ) Silver Weight: 6 oz (troy) 11 dwt (204 g)
Date End: 
1 794
Description: 
Wrought silver beaker; raised cylindrical body with a slightly flared lip; applied, reeded baseband; oval reserve on the front center engraved, "I W" in bright-cut script; engraved below the reserve, "J W H" in script; maker's marks on the base.
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Object Number: 
1973.7a
Gallery Label: 
According to the original bill of sale housed in the Historical Society's library, this mug, along with a beaker and two sets of flatware, were purchased from John Vernon by Benjamin White in 1794.
Date Begin: 
1794
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group