Child's Cup

Description
Small, tulip-shape, seamed and footed cup with four oval reserves, three of which are repousse chased with clusters of fruits and flowers while the fourth is engraved "S.W.K. / from / Aunt Margaret" in script. Hollow, leafy broken-scroll handle; applied molded rim with ribbed bottom edge; and molded circular base. Underside of flat bottom is struck with three incuse marks, "STANDARD", "J.E. CALDWELL & Co." and "*P.L.K.*", all in serif letters, placed above and below possible centerpoint.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cup
date made
1851 - 1859
maker
Krider, Peter L.
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9.3 cm x 10.1 cm x 6.5 cm; 3 11/16 in x 4 in x 2 9/16 in
overall: 3 3/4 in x 4 in x 2 5/8 in; 9.525 cm x 10.16 cm x 6.6675 cm
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
place retailed; place used
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
ID Number
DL*037813
catalog number
037813
accession number
117389
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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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 Miss Harriet A. Keen
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