Child's Cup


Small, tulip-shape, seamed and footed cup with four oval reserves, three of which are repousse chased with clusters of fruits and flowers while the fourth is engraved "S.W.K. / from / Aunt Margaret" in script. Hollow, leafy broken-scroll handle; applied molded rim with ribbed bottom edge; and molded circular base. Underside of flat bottom is struck with three incuse marks, "STANDARD", "J.E. CALDWELL & Co." and "*P.L.K.*", all in serif letters, placed above and below possible centerpoint.

Date Made: 1851 - 1859

Maker: Krider, Peter L.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, PhiladelphiaPlace Retailed; Place Used: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Subject: ChildrenFamilyGifts & PresentsDepicted; Decorative Motif: Fruit


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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Miss Harriet A. Keen

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.037813Catalog Number: 037813Accession Number: 117389

Object Name: cup

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 3/4 in x 4 in x 2 5/8 in; 9.525 cm x 10.16 cm x 6.6675 cm


Record Id: nmah_301016

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