Goblet

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Description
Handleless spun tulip-shaped cup on flared pedestal base with repousse chased decoration of scrolling branches of oak leaves and acorns that form a wreathed reserve at front inscribed "To / Hugh Vernon / W / From his Mother / Feby 22nd. 1882" in different fonts. Applied molding at rim and foot ring, both with beading; cusped stem with ball knop; and circular, stepped ogee foot with matching oak leaf decoration. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1882
presentation date; inscribed date
1882-02-22
owner; user
Washington, Mary Anne Hammond
recipient; owner; user
Washington, Hugh Vernon
place made
United States
place owned; place used
United States: Georgia, Macon
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 3/8 in x 3 1/2 in; 16.1925 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
DL.60.0984
catalog number
60.0984
accession number
71656
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy
subject
Family
Gifts & Presents
Washington's Birthday
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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