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Engine part on wood stand

Object Number: 
1941.876
Date: 
1820-1860
Medium: 
Brass
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 15.9 x 7 cm )
Description: 
Cylindrical brass grease cup; brass tube attached to base moves vertically through cup.
Gallery Label: 
This grease cup is from the steamer the 'City of Newburgh (1879-1939).'
Credit Line: 
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
Provenance: 
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group