Child's Cup

Child's Cup

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Description
Spun cylindrical child's cup with wide, low-relief band applied at midbody depicting a parade of children playing instruments in a forest. Engraved "Arthur Wallace Dunn Jr. / From, J.B.M." in script above and below the band on front, opposite an ear-shaped "caterpillar" handle. Applied molded rim and flared foot ring. Gold washed interior. Rounded bottom struck with a full set of incuse marks on underside for "TIFFANY & C\o" above date letter "M" between pattern and order numbers "5470" and "1902", and "STERLING"; additional numbers scratched next to maker's name.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1891
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 4 1/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 8.5725 cm x 10.4775 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
DL.307672.0009
catalog number
307672.0009
accession number
307672
Credit Line
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Wallace Dunn, Jr.
subject
Baby
Boys
Gifts & Presents
Children
Parades
Souvenirs
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source
National Museum of American History

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