Large, raised, handleless calyx-shaped cup with hemispherical bottom on pedestal base with molded top, trumpet-shape stem, and applied square foot. Engraved on exterior of cup "Presented by the / Sisters of the New South Church / for its / Communion Service, Jan\y. 1\st, 1815." One side of foot is stamped "MOULTON" with traces of a surround, overstruck at an angle. Centerpoint on bottom underside of cup.
Maker is Ebenezer Moulton (1768-1824) of Boston and Newburyport (after 1820), MA; working, 1790-1824.
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Physical Description
silver (overall material)
goblet: 8.2 cm x 8.2 cm; 3 1/4 in x 3 1/4 in
goblet: 339.7 g; 11 oz
overall: 7 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 19.685 cm x 10.795 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
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Domestic Furnishings
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Bequest of Arthur Michael
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