Based on several suppliers' catalogues dating from 1950 to 1990.
Imprinted into bottom: " POLAR // STAINLESS // STEEL // TYPE 18-8 // MADE IN U.S.A // 6G"
Storage Room 0010
Length 5.2 cm x Diam. 8.6 cm
Based on suppliers' catalogues: "Hospital Catalog, General Surgical Edition," by J. Sklar Mfg. Co., Inc, 1992, p. 294 (item #10-1670) ;"Surgical Instrument Catalog," 11th ed., by the Storz Instrument Co., 1972, p. 369 (similar to item # S-3355); CD #2.
Colloquial names for this versatile utility object is 'prep cup' or 'galley pot'.