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Accession number: 93.11
Category: Serving vessel
Date: 1879 – 1898
Materials: Metal
Measurements: 32 cm H x 17 cm Diameter
Marks/Label: On base is a circle with the name "Simpson, Hall, and Miller Co" around the circumference; the words "Treble Plate" appears inside the circle.
Narrative: A serving container that would have dispensed water or other beverage. Purchased by Joseph Kennedy of Erinville from an antique dealer c. 1970. Kennedy operated a watch repair shop in Antigonish during 1960's and 1970's.
Description: Tankard shaped vessel with attached, stepped lid with cylindrical finial; scroll handle with winged lion thumbpiece; thick tapered spout; incised floral motif on surface; insulated