Nipple and tube

Object Number: 
1962.57
Date: 
1835-1865
Medium: 
Silver plate, copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. ( 21.6 x 3.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on the bottle cap: "TIEMANNS"
Description: 
Cast silver plated nipple and tube; flattened nipple-shaped tip, cast in vertical halves, with a tiny hole and domed flange with a rolled rim; cylindrical tube curving to a domed bottle cap with a rolled rim; tiny tube applied to larger tube as air vent with hole in the cap; maker's mark stamped on the bottle cap.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. John D. Kernan
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group