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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. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

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.)

Eleanor Garnier Hewitt was a donor and Sarah Cooper Hewitt was a donor of this object.

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=http://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18318699/ |title=Beaker, ca. 1803 |author=Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum |accessdate=20 April 2014 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>

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