Set illustrating the process of raising a silver cup

Object Number: 
2012.23.5a-g
Date: 
2012
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.

Gallery Label: 
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bernard Bernstein
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group