Set of six boxed silver mounted beakers

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Side view of a set of beakers showing the silver mounts. Side view of a set of beakers showing the silver mounts. Side view of a set of beakers showing the silver mounts and glass base. Side view of a set of beakers showing the silver mounts and glass base. Top view of a set of beakers showing the silver mounts. Top view of a set of beakers showing them in their presentation box. Side view of a set of beakers showing the presentation box.
Details
Object number
WCHL : 7
Country
Date
1900 - 1956

Description

A boxed set of six 20th century horn beakers with silver mounts at the base and rim and glass bases. The silver mounts are hallmarked and stamped with the initials TJ and with the retailer's name, 'Schafer 27 Piccadilly'. Each beaker has a silver shield with which is engraved with the image of the head of a griffin. The set is housed in a presentation box. These natural plastic items forms part of the Worshipful Company of Horners collection.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer
Manufactured for

Inscriptions

stamped: "Schafer 27 Piccadilly" (rim)
Dimensions
Height
112mm
Diameter
75mm
Method Note
horn
horn
horn
Material Note
plastic (natural)
animal
horn beakers
metal
silver mounts
Colour