Child's Cup

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Description
Seamed, flared cylindrical cup flat chased on its exterior with a scene of geese and chickens, including a rooster at right, amidst a broken post-and-rail fence overrun by grasses. Engraved "Virginia from Uncle Morgan / June 20\th..1900" in script on front, opposite a cast, floral C-scroll handle attached by shells. Rim molding is applied to the gold washed interior; that at base features pinnate leaves on triple reeding. Set-in flat bottom struck with a full set of incuse marks on underside for "TIFFANY & C\o / MAKERS" flanked by pattern and order numbers "7993" and "9684" above "STERLING SILVER", "925-1000" and date letter "T"; additional numbers scratched next to maker's name.
date made
1900
date inscribed
1900-06-20
maker
Tiffany & Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York
place owned; place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (gilt wash on interior material)
Measurements
overall: 3 3/8 in x 3 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 9.8425 cm x 7.3025 cm
ID Number
DL.307672.0008
catalog number
307672.0008
accession number
307672
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wallace Dunn, Jr.
subject
Chickens
Geese
Baby
Birthdays, General
Christening
Gifts & Presents
Girls
Souvenirs
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
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Exhibition
Wonder Place
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History