Beaker

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Object Name: 
Beaker
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
53.3.46
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 8.9 cm; Rim Diam: 7.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1700-1799
Primary Description: 
Beaker. Calcedonio, aventurine. Blown; chased and engraved silver mount. Bell shaped body resting on small circular base with pontil mark; interior has greenish brownish color; oval spots of aventurine glass melted into surface (cf. 000 [53.3.47]); hexagonal silver foot with engraved volute ornaments mounted on circular base engraved “c 154 8.1 o/o/”(?)
Department: 
Provenance: 
Davis, Cecil, Source
1953
Applewhaite-Abbot, Mrs., Former Collection