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Magic trick

Magic trick

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    ca.1900 (made)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Metal and ribbon.

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Davenport's Magic Shop

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This apparatus was used in sleight-of-hand conjuring tricks. The stage magician would place the metal cup over a coin and the coin would disappear, as if by magic.

Physical description

'Magic coin trick'. Metal bell-shaped container, ca. 1900, with attached yellow ribbons. The ribbons are late 20th century.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)


ca.1900 (made)

Materials and Techniques

Metal and ribbon.

Descriptive line

'Magic coin trick'. Metal bell-shaped container with attached ribbons, used in stage conjuring tricks


Metal; Ribbon


Entertainment & Leisure


Theatre and Performance Collection

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