Child's Cup


Seamed, octagonal or panel-sided, waisted or incurved cup on a flared conforming pedestal base, decorated with stamped and engraved ruffled C scrolls forming a reserve at front engraved in script "Annette." S scroll handle has acanthus leaves on top and near the lower split bud terminal; applied double-reeded rim and bottom edge of base; rounded bottom is part of body. Bottom underside struck with two marks above and below centerpoint, "G. BOYCE" and "N. YORK", both in raised serif letters in rectangles.

Maker is Gerardus Boyce (1795-1880) of New York, NY; working alone, circa 1820-1825 and 1835-1857, and in partnership with Elisha Jones as Boyce & Jones, 1825-1829.

Date Made: ca 1850

Location: Currently not on view

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

Subject: BabyChildrenChristeningFood CultureGifts & PresentsGirls


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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Bequest of the Misses Long

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.006973Catalog Number: 006973Accession Number: 113420

Object Name: cup

Physical Description: silver (overall material)Measurements: overall: 5 in x 4 3/4 in x 3 1/8 in; 12.7 cm x 12.065 cm x 7.9375 cm


Record Id: nmah_301019

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