Child's Cup

Child's Cup

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cup
date made
ca 1850
place made
United States: New York, New York City
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
ID Number
DL.006973
catalog number
006973
accession number
113420
Credit Line
Bequest of The Misses Long
subject
Baby
Children
Christening
Food Culture
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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