Covered handless cup with small inverted bell-shaped bowl on a tall pedestal base with vase-and-spool stem and flared, double-domed foot with beading around top and a cable or ropework band at middle. Bell-domed cover with urn finial wrigglework engraved with an undulating band in the wide rim and the script letters "C.F.B." just inside of it. Underside of base incised with a cross over "R" near edge. No other marks on cup or cover.

Date Made: late 19th century

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Europe

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Credit Line: Bequest of Miss Elizabeth S. Stevens

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.311688Catalog Number: 311688Accession Number: 64443

Object Name: chalice

Physical Description: pewter (cup; cover material)Measurements: overall: 12 1/2 in x 6 1/8 in; 31.75 cm x 15.5575 cm


Record Id: nmah_300532

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