Cup

Description
Raised and spot-hammered handleless tulip-shaped copper cup with simple silver overlays around rim exterior and base, including a foot ring. Underside of flat bottom struck with four marks, an anchor in shield, "GORHAM CO.", "COPPER AND SILVER" and "BY308B", all in incuse sans serif fonts.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cup
date made
1880s
maker
Gorham Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
copper (overall material)
silver (overlays material)
Measurements
overall: 3 3/8 in x 3 5/8 in; 8.5725 cm x 9.2075 cm
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
ID Number
1983.0186.01
accession number
1983.0186
catalog number
1983.0186.01
subject
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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