Cup

about 1836
Gale, Wood & Hughes (about 1833–1845), William Gale, Sr. (American, 1799–1864), Jacob Wood (died in 1850)


Object Place: New York, New York, United States

Dimensions

8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.563

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

This cup has a seamed body with sides curved inward at the bottom and flared outward at the top. The cup sits on a ribbed drawn base with a comforming applied bead at the rim.

Inscription

"CFH" in entwined uppercase script about an inch below the rim.

Markings

"G. W & H" in uppercase Roman letters stamped in a rectangle on the bottom.
Ada Mark * F4365

Provenance

Holland/Dawes Family
1913, gift of Miss E.E.P. Holland to MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss E.E.P Holland in the name of Hannah, Daughter of William Dawes