Child's Cup

Description:

Raised and spot-hammered, tapered cylindrical cup with applied rim having three cross-patterned extensions secured with square faceted pins; engraved on front "HTS" in a decorative block letter font. D- or ear-shaped strap handle with cross terminals also secured with square faceted pins; flat bottom. Bottom underside struck with three incuse marks, "MB" flanking a crossed spade and pick axe, "STERLING", and "6250", all in sans serif letters. Pin on rim front repaired.

Attributed to Joseph Mayer & Brothers of Seattle, WA, 1895-1945. Firm known more for producing flatware versus holloware.

Date Made: early 20th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Washington, Seattle

Subject: BeveragesChildrenFood Culture

Subject:

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings

Exhibition:

Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1992.0125.01Catalog Number: 1992.0125.01Accession Number: 1992.0125

Object Name: cup

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 5/8 in x 3 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in; 6.6675 cm x 9.525 cm x 6.985 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b1-ea9a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1098846

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