Child's Cup

about 1830–40
William Thomson (about 1810–1845)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

9 x 11 cm (3 9/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1993.118

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Cup has a seamed body curved inward at the bottom and is set on a ring foot with stamped acanthus decoration. It has a ribbed strap handle and applied rounded bead at the upper rim There are several small dents in the body.

Inscription

"Catharine Rogers Winthrop" engraved in script on the front of the cup opposite the handle.

Markings

Stamped on the bottom "W. Thomson" in script within a rectangle.

Provenance

Descended through the family to the donor. March 24, 1993, gift of Ada Belle Winthrop-King to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Ada Belle Winthrop King