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Butter Tester

Maker:
Probably Thomas Hamersley (1727–1781)
Date:
ca. 1750
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
L. 6 in. (15.2 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.200
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Marking: marked: T. H [in rectangle]
descended in the Clearwater family; Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, until died 1933
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