Cup

Description
Repousse chased, urn-shaped footed cup with everted rim and hollow, S-curve, broken C-scroll handle on domed pedestal base. Body and base are divided into four sections, each containing a pair of flowers inside ruffled C-scroll reserves. No marks.
Cup and saucer, DL*392737A-B, were part of the ceremonial silver used at the Feast of the Passover by the family of the donor, who was born in Lithuania in 1889 and arrived in the United States in 1908. Her father's parents gave the pieces to her mother as a wedding gift.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cup
date made
1830 - 1850
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9.8 cm x 13.6 cm x 10.3 cm; 3 7/8 in x 5 3/8 in x 4 1/16 in
overall: 4 in x 5 1/4 in x 4 1/8 in; 10.16 cm x 13.335 cm x 10.4775 cm
place made
Deutschland: Berlin, Berlin
place used
Lithuania
United States: California, Los Angeles
ID Number
DL*392737A
catalog number
392737A
accession number
203767
subject
Judaism
Passover
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Pearl Gertrude Rothenberg
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