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Spout cup

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This small raised cup has a center point on the bottom and is globular in form. It has a hinged cover with a knob finial; a flat curved spout; and a strap handle set at a right angle to the spout. It is supported by an applied foot ring.

Inscription

"P Hopper" in script engraved opposite handle

Marks

"Farnam & Ward" in a rectangle struck on bottom Ada Mark * F4777

Provenance

Early history unknown.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Emma L. Coleman in the name of Mrs. Polly Hollingsworth

about 1816

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

8.5 x 10.2 x 10 cm (3 3/8 x 4 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.1079

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware