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Beaker

Maker:
Jacob Jacobse Lansing (baptized 1714–1791)
Date:
1770–90
Geography:
Made in Albany, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: H. 3 5/16 in. (8.4 cm); 3 oz. 4 dwt. (99.3 g) Lip: Diam. 3 1/16 in. (7.8 cm) Base: Diam. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Abraham Lansing, 1901
Accession Number:
01.3.5
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body in interlaced foliate script: LG

Marking: marked on underside: IL (in rectangle) [badly struck]
Leonard Gansevoort (1751–1810); by descent to his great niece, Catherine Gansevoort (Mrs. Abraham) Lansing (1839–1918); gift to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1901.
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