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Cup (from "Covered shaving cup on stand")

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The raised, elongated, gourd-shaped vessel is supported by three cast double-pad feet that scroll upward to seven-ribbed shells. The rim is accented with an applied, graduated, ribbed edge. A raised stepped dome with flange, air hole, and turned ivory finial forms the lid. The tall seamed handle...

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Entwined script monogram "JLL" engraved on body opposite handle.


"LINCOLN & REED / BOSTON / PURE COIN" each stamped within a rectangle on base.


Original owner is unclear, but according to an old tag accompanying the object, it was J. L. Lloyd, which corresponds to the engraved initials. No further information until it was offered for sale at Northeast Auctions, about 1998 – 99, and purchased by silver dealers Spencer Marks of Massachusetts. Purchased by the donor about 1999 and made a gift in 2002.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in honor of Jeannine Falino


Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts


Overall: 18 x 11 x 6.3 cm (7 1/16 x 4 5/16 x 2 1/2 in.) Assembled dimensions: height: 8 1/4 in., diameter: 4 5/8 in.

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Medium or Technique

Silver with ivory insulators




Silver hollowware