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Eight-sided cup with applied handle and applied molding at top and bottom. Some old repair work at corners at top of cup; the top applied molding is splitting away from the main body on one section, two panes over from handle; corners are split in two places at top rim. Two dents on corner of...

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Inscription

On one panel: "Uncle John / to / A.G.S." and on another panel: "Baby Richard / from / Grandma / April 9, 1924"

Marks

Stamped on bottom: "J. & W. L. Ward / Chestnut St."

Provenance

Initials in engraving represent John Gibbs Gilbert (Uncle John) to Annie Gavett Bartlett (A.G.B.), Richard B. Pierce (Baby Richard).

Credit Line

Gift of Richard B. Peirce

about 1837

Object Place

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

Dimensions

9.5 x 11 x 7.2 cm (3 3/4 x 4 5/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

1976.734

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware