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What is this?

Beaker with flaring rim. Heavy channeled base surmounted by a facetted diamond-patterned band. On one side, engraved shield with letter C, floral sprays. On opposite side, a cherub drawn by two flying birds. Engraved rim with alternating group of 5 circular rounds and horizontal lozenge shape. See also 1931-41-7-a/c.

This is a beaker from Spain. It is dated ca. 1803 and we acquired it in 1931. Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

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Its medium is

cut and engraved glass

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (see 1931-41-7-a/c): 8.5 x 7.5 cm (3 3/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

This object was donated by Eleanor Garnier Hewitt and Sarah Cooper Hewitt

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