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Child's cup (part of child's breakfast set)

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The bulbous raised cup with C-scroll handle has a center point on its bottom. It is ornamented with ribbing or panels that divide the sides and that have palmette decorations, which form the seam of these sections. It has a molded foot and rim.

Inscription

None.

Marks

“Stone [with profile of incuse chasing hammer stamped across St] / STERLING / C” struck on bottom.

Provenance

Baptismal gift received by composer Peggy Stuart (1913-1981) in 1913; by descent to her husband, Joseph Randolph Coolidge IV, the donor in 1989.

Credit Line

Gift of Joseph Randolph Coolidge IV

about 1913

Object Place

Gardner, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

9.6 x 11.3 cm (3 3/4 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.811

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware