Horn beaker

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Date:1775 - 1800 (c.)

Description:This tapered beaker is decorated with a coach, buildings and trees, and with initials I.P. and J.F. on the side. This type of beaker had the advantage of being light, washable, and inexpensive. Its transparency highlights the decoration, which was typically made with a hot needle. It is English and comes from the late 18th century. Height 92 mm, Diameter 66 mm


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1770s
Horn beakers - four examples
Horn beakers - four examples

L to R: Beaker with a coach and a gentleman riding his horse, with buildings ...

1800s
Flax breaker
Flax breaker

This is a beech-wood red-painted flax breaker of typical form. It rests on tapering ...

1830s
Two lackeys candleholder - side view
Two lackeys candleholder - side view

This is a carved wooden candleholder, modelled with two figures in servants' clothes, ...

1870s
Lamp base
Lamp base

This is a cylindrical lantern with a glazed hinged door on the front. Above this ...

1890s
Rick knife
Rick knife

This wrought-iron rick knife is typical in form - a large blade with handle attached ...

1920s
Bargeware style painted jug
Bargeware style painted jug

This is a galvanised iron four-quart oil can, later painted in the manner of bargeware ...

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Source: Compton Verney House Trust

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