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

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The cup is composed of a seamed cylindrical body with a wide base band of bright-cut style die-rolled decoration with a repeated design. Beaded bands are applied at upper and lower rims. A simulated branch with leaves and berries has been “trained” to the cast circular handle with neatly...

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"July 27, 1873 / FREDERIC B. WINSLOW / from / Uncle Fred / Dec. 25, 1873"


Stamped on underside: lion, anchor, G / Sterling / 936 / F XVI scratched above mark Ada Mark * F4426


Given to Dr. Frederick Bradley Winslow (1873 – 1937), son of Walter and Sarah Louisa (Sears) Winslow at his christening (Dec. 25, 1873), by his paternal uncle Frederick Winslow. The set descended to the recipient’s son Frederick Winslow of Wollaston, Massachusetts, the donor.

Credit Line

Gift of Frederick Winslow in memory of his father Dr. Frederick Winslow

about 1873

Object Place

Providence, Rhode Island, United States


9.2 x 12.7 cm (3 5/8 x 5 in.)

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Silver hollowware