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  • 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:


  • 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)


1776 (made)


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


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




Raising; Engraving (incising)

Subjects depicted

Initials; Laurel; Palm


Drinking; Metalwork


Metalwork Collection

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