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Object Name: Set illustrating the process of raising a silver cup
Date: 2012
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Medium: Aluminum
Dimensions: Overall (Stacked set): 3 1/8 x 6 in. (7.9 x 15.2 cm)
Description: Protoype/stackable set of seven aluminum pieces, most with noticeable hammer marks: (a) disc, illustrating step 1; (b-d) three plates, steps 2-4; (e-f) two silver bowls, steps 5-6; (g) silver cup, step 7.
Credit Line: Gift of Bernard Bernstein
Object Number: 2012.23.5a-g
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Silversmith Bernard Berstein made this set as a teaching aid for helping students and museum visitors understand the process of raising a silver cup from a disc of silver.