Handleless, raised and repoussé chased covered cup with a large ball for the knop and three feet; gilt-washed interiors. Large flowers adorn the stepped-and-domed cover and tapered cylindrical body with flared rim and rounded bottom. Edge of cover fits over rim of body. Bottom underside struck with two marks, a raised serif "N" in a circle and fleur-de-lis in a rounded shield, flanking the centerpoint; a long sawtooth line or band is stamped below.
Made in Nuremberg (Nürnberg), but fleur-de-lis maker's mark not identified.
Currently not on view
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Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 16.8 cm x 9.6 cm; 6 5/8 in x 3 3/4 in
overall: 6 5/8 in x 3 7/8 in; 16.8275 cm x 9.8425 cm
place made
Deutschland: Bayern, Nürnberg
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Colonel William E. Shipp
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