L2016.1038.002 A, B Flask; overall
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Bottle and lid (Flask)

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    Newell Matson (Retailer)

  • Place of Origin:

    New York or Rhode Island, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1870-1887

  • Materials:

    Silver; Copper

  • Museum Object Number:

    2016.0044.002 A, B


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Object Number

2016.0044.002 A, B

Object Name

Bottle and lid (Flask)

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Kathy Field Malavasic

Creator (Role)

Newell Matson (Retailer)
1817-July 28, 1887
As per Rainwater (see References): Newell Matson was a business man. He opened a store in Oswego, NY where he hired silversmiths to make primarily spoons which then had his mark stamped on them.

Place of Origin

New York or Rhode Island, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Date

1870-1887

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Bottle, underside; "STERLING SILVER" incuse in an arch, stamped
2. Mark; Bottle, underside; "925/1000" stamped incuse
3. Mark; Bottle, underside; "N. MATSON & CO" stamped incuse
4. Mark; Bottle, underside; Bird in flight facing viewer's left with a "D" at the top and two crossed boughs framing in elliptic shape, stamped
5. Mark; Bottle, underside; "10" stamped incuse

Materials

Silver; Copper

Dimensions (inches)

7.75 (L) , 1.5 (Diam)

Dimensions (centimeters)

19.685 (L) , 3.81 (Diam)

Object Description

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