18 - 19 January 2007
A SILVER BEAKER OF SOUTHERN INTEREST
MARK OF JOSEPH LAWRENCE STEPHENS, PARIS, KENTUCKY, CIRCA 1810-1820
Cylindrical, with applied band at foot and rim, marked under base
3 1/8 in. high; 4 oz. 10 dwt.
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Another beaker by the same maker is illustrated in Marquis Boultinghouse, Jewelers, Clock and Watch Makers of Kentucky, 1785-1900, 1980, p. 17.
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