Overall: 2 3/4 x 2 in. ( 7 x 5.1 cm )
engraved: on lid: "FERRYBOAT/CLINTON/1862"
Circular cast brass grease cup and lid with drainage hole that is composed of a threaded brass tube; ship's name and date engraved (later) on lid.
This grease cup was from the East River steamboat the 'Clinton' (1862-?).
Purchase, James B. Wilbur Fund
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.