Covered Cup

Two-handled raised urn with repousse and punchwork floral decoration on a pedestal base with compressed ball stem and flared-and-domed foot; removable, circular stepped cover has large threaded opening for cylindrical reservoir below. Cast bead-and-scroll molding is applied to the everted rim; and cast openwork reeded baluster handles have leafy terminals. Underside of flat bottom struck with three marks, what appear to be the raised gothic or Old English letters "K", "D" and "S(?)" in five-pointed shields. No marks on cover.
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Object Name
date made
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
overall: 36.2 cm x 28.1 cm x 24.7 cm; 14 1/4 in x 11 1/16 in x 9 3/4 in
overall: 14 1/2 in x 9 7/8 in x 9 3/4 in; 36.83 cm x 25.0825 cm x 24.765 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England, Sheffield, Sheffield
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 Miss Elizabeth S. Stevens
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