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Goblet

Goblet

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Description
Thistle-shaped goblet on a flared-end stem with ball knop and flat circular foot having a central hole in its underside that fits over a post on stand. Flat-chased symmetrical floral decoration covers front of upper body and wide die-rolled band of seven flower motifs encircles lower body. Underside of flat bottom struck incuse "PAIRPOINT MF'G CO" above "P" in diamond logo and "QUADRUPLE / PLATE" in san serif letters, and "1002" in serif letters. From tilting ice pitcher set, 1979.0428.01-.04.
Maker is Pairpoint Corporation of New Bedford, MA; 1880-1958.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Cup, Footed
goblet
date made
1880 - 1900
place made
United States: Massachusetts, New Bedford
place used
United States: Virginia
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 7/8 in x 3 in; 12.3825 cm x 7.62 cm
ID Number
1979.0428.03
accession number
1979.0428
catalog number
1979.0428.03
Credit Line
Gift of Lonnelle Davison Aikman in memory of Mabel May Davison
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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