Cup

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Description
Oxidized spun tulip-shaped footed cup on a flared and molded circular pedestal base with an S-scrolled ivy handle; body is decorated with a repousse and stamped grapevine design forming a reserve on front bright cut engraved in script "E.D.H. from W.E.H. / Aug. 22, 1857." Applied molded rim and bottom edge of base, both with beading; rounded bottom is part of body. No marks.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
1851
place made
United States
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 in x 4 in x 2 3/4 in; 12.7 cm x 10.16 cm x 6.985 cm
ID Number
1978.0611.03
accession number
1978.0611
catalog number
1978.0611.03
Credit Line
Gift of C. Malcolm Watkins
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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