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1949.609 (RS119725)

Description

Bell-shaped dome with acorn finial, piercings form diamond patterns and vertical lines. Neck tapers into bulbous body with incised lines. Waisted stem and stepped base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1834-1867
Associated Building
Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.).
Material
britannia metal
incising
pewter (tin alloy)
piercing
tin (metal)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Acorn
acorn
Britannia
britannia metal
CASTER
casters (vessels)
Diamond
Incised
incising
lozenges
Pewter
Pierced
piercing
Possibly pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
Dimensions
5.625 x 2.25 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1949.609
Credit Line
Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan
GUSN
7809

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