Child's Cup

Child's Cup

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mug
date made
1857
presentation date
1859-05-21
place made
United States: New York, New York City
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
ID Number
DL.60.1140
catalog number
60.1140
accession number
56985
Credit Line
Miss Jennie M. Griswold
subject
Birthdays, General
Family
Gifts & Presents
Girls
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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