Vodka Cup

Parcel-gilt, shallow raised bowl with applied flat rim, domed bottom, and flat ogival pattern handle with arabesque engraving on front and "N52" on back. Engraved foliate band beneath rim exterior has four reserves containing Cyrillic letters. Small old collector's label inscribed "65" adhered to bottom underside; possible indecipheriable scratched inscriptions elsewhere on underside of bowl and handle.
Currently not on view
Object Name
cup, vodka
date made
17th century
Physical Description
gold (gilding material)
silver (overall material)
overall: 1 in x 6 in x 4 13/16 in; 2.54 cm x 15.24 cm x 12.192 cm
overall: 1 in x 6 in x 4 3/4 in; 2.54 cm x 15.24 cm x 12.065 cm
place made
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 Colonel William E. Shipp
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