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Jigger

1991.428 (RS20992)

Description

Horn jigger (aka whiskey measure), with straight tapering, semi-translucent cream and dark brown streaked sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1790-1830
Inscriptions
Faded handwriting below top rim: ""BANGELY T/LARE ME"" (?).
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
horn (animal material)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
Horn
horn (animal material)
JIGGER
jiggers (measuring devices)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
Dimensions
2 x 1.75 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.428
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2405

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