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Beaker

Maker:
Shepherd and Boyd (active 1806–30)
Date:
1814
Geography:
Made in Albany, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: H. 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm); 5 oz. 4 dwt. (162.2 g) Lip: Diam. 3 1/4 in. (8.3 cm) Base: Diam. 3 1/8 in. (7.9 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.121
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body in shaded roman: HONOURABLE TESTIMONY (on banner) / October 1814 (in script) / BERKSHIRE (in shaded roman) / Agricultural Society (in script) / To (in script) / JAMES BARKER JNR, (shaded roman) [Note that JNR, is superscript]

Marking: marked on underside: SHEPHERD & BOYD (in serrated rectangle)
Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, until died 1933
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