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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.
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Object Name
date made
late 19th century
place made
Physical Description
pewter (cup; cover material)
overall: 12 1/2 in x 6 1/8 in; 31.75 cm x 15.5575 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Bequest of Miss Elizabeth S. Stevens
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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