Handleless seamed cylindrical cup with straight tapered sides, applied flat rim and plain band for foot ring; flat bottom set in. Engraved on exterior with monogram "B" in foliate script. Bottom underside struck once at center "E.COBB" in raised serif letters inside a rectangle. Partial, old red-bordered white paper collector's label on bottom underside.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
18th century
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 7.9 cm x 7.5 cm; 3 1/8 in x 2 15/16 in
overall: 3 1/8 in x 3 in; 7.9375 cm x 7.62 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
United States: Massachusetts, Plymouth
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
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
Bequest of Arthur Michael
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