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Beaker

Maker:
Benjamin Burt (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1729–1805 Boston, Massachusetts)
Date:
1770–1800
Geography:
Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: H. 3 3/4 in. (9.5 cm); 4 oz. 15 dwt. (148.3 g) Lip: Diam. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm) Base: Diam. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.105
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body in script: I A D W

Marking: marked on underside: B[pellet]BURT (in rectangle)
With William H. Aspinwall; bought by Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1911; bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1933.
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