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Manufactured by:
Empire Craft Corporation, American, 1930 - 1950  Search this
Owned by:
Louis Daniels Lyons, American, 1873 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 3/4 × 2 3/4 × 2 3/4 in. (7 × 7 × 7 cm)
Type:
urns
Place used:
Austin, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1930-1950
Description:
This is a small urn with a wide rim. The rim has a raised rope pattern. The urn body narrows near the middle, with the middle portion bulges out in a narrow ring. Below the ring is a tapered base, wider at the bottom. The bottom of the urn has series of concentric rings with etched text in the center that reads "Empire/ STERLING/ WEIGHTED/ 52."
Topic:
African American  Search this
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Cooking and dining  Search this
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Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Carrington/Lyons Collection
Object number:
2015.257.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Culinary
Exhibition:
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59fdf96b3-9658-480d-b0a8-cb9196a7c3e7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.257.4