Child's Cup


Seamed cylindrical child's cup or mug with rococo-style repousse chased scrolls and flowers springing from a reserve at front bearing the engraved inscription "Jennie Griswold / from / her Mother. / May 21\st.. 1859."; ogival arches with flowers at rim and base. Spurred broken-scroll handle; applied molded rim and foot ring, both with beading; and flat bottom set in. Bottom underside struck once with a partially legible, vertically-oriented incuse mark "T / E / [& / Co]" over a circle and a diamond or lozenge containing "1 / 5 7 / 8"; "12" stamped sideways at left.

Maker is Theodore Evans & Co. (Theodore Evans and John Cook) of New York, NY, circa 1855-1865.

Date Made: 1857Presentation Date: 1859-05-21

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York City

Subject: Birthdays, GeneralFamilyGifts & PresentsGirls


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


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Credit Line: Miss Jennie M. Griswold

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.60.1140Catalog Number: 60.1140Accession Number: 56985

Object Name: mug

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 in x 4 1/4 in x 3 in; 10.16 cm x 10.795 cm x 7.62 cm


Record Id: nmah_301010

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