Two-handled raised circular cup with single-reeded flared rim, slightly tapered sides with applied astragal midband, and rounded bottom on a short incurved pedestal base with an almost vertical domed foot. Two hollow cast S curve handles with flat tab thumbrests and spade-shape lower terminals. Centerpoint on bottom underside. Four effaced hallmarks struck below rim exterior, "B(C?)" in raised Old English or gothic letters, a lion passant facing left in shield, an erased date letter, and a crowned leopard's head.

Date Made: 1739-1750

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, London

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Credit Line: Estate of Admiral DeWitt Clinton Ramsey and Juanita Ramsey

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.67.0779Catalog Number: 67.0779Accession Number: 269842

Object Name: cup

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 7/8 in x 7 1/8 in x 4 1/4 in; 12.3825 cm x 18.0975 cm x 10.795 cm


Record Id: nmah_301000

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