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Beaker

Beaker

  • Place of origin:

    Dublin (city) (made)

  • Date:

    1776 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Jackson, Joseph (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silver, raisied and engraved.

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Arthur Hurst

  • Museum number:

    M.83-1940

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

A beaker is a type of drinking vessel of cylindrical shape tapering slightly down and inward to a flat base and having a flared rim (probably derived from early examples made from a section of horn.

Physical description

Beaker, silver, cylindrical with a slightly spreading lip, the side engraved TE between a lurel and a palm branch.

Place of Origin

Dublin (city) (made)

Date

1776 (made)

Artist/maker

Jackson, Joseph (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Silver, raisied and engraved.

Marks and inscriptions

Dublin hallmarks for 1776

Mark of Joseph Jackson

Engraved, TE between a laurel and a palm branch

Dimensions

Height: 3.375 in, Diameter: 3.25 in

Object history note

Bequest - Arthur Hurst
Acquisition RF: 40 / 434

Descriptive line

Beaker, silver, Dublin hallmarks for 1776, mark of Joseph Jackson

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Raising; Engraving (incising)

Subjects depicted

Initials; Laurel; Palm

Categories

Drinking; Metalwork

Collection

Metalwork Collection

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