Small, handleless seamed cylindrical cup with straight tapered sides and applied flared rim and flat bottom. Engraved on exterior "E" in foliate script. Bottom underside engraved "5". No maker's marks.
Currently not on view
Object Name
date made
ca 1790
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 6.5 cm x 5.2 cm; 2 9/16 in x 2 1/16 in
overall: 2 5/8 in x 2 1/8 in; 6.6675 cm x 5.3975 cm
place made
United States: Maryland
place used
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
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
Gift of Bessie Ellicott Bunger, Myron Ellicott, and Glenn Ellicott
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