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Manufactured by:
Cambridge Silver  Search this
Owned by:
Louis Daniels Lyons, American, 1873 - 1944  Search this
silver on copper
H x W x D: 13/16 × 6 1/16 × 1 7/8 in. (2.1 × 15.4 × 4.8 cm)
jiggers (measuring devices)
Place used:
Austin, Texas, United States, North and Central America
after 1907
This a jigger shaped like a gavel.The jigger has narrow cup with two lines around the outside indicating the measurement of liquid. The cup has lip on left edge. On the left side of the cup at the top is etched text that reads "2oz." On the bottom of the cup is additional etched text in gothic-style font that read "Cambridge/ E. P. C./711." On the right side of the handle is a large, curved indentation to be used a bottle opener. The indentation is near the end of the handle. Above the indentation, in the middle of the handle are three small lines. The handle is attached to the center of the cup.
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Carrington/Lyons Collection
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Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Tools and Equipment-Culinary
Power of Place
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 051
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture