Toy Caudle Cup
Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Buhler, 1972, No. 27
4 x 5.7 cm (1 9/16 x 2 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Manning House (Gallery LG36)
Miniature. Bottom soldered on (mended?) scratched BS. Curved sides, straight neck, scratch strap scroll handles (one broken). Domed cover with turned finial (bent) Considerably dented. Set with 285-7.46.
Bethiah Shrimpton of Boston probably originally owned these toys, as in her will, Shrimpton left her “Silver Baby things” to her sister’s children.
Bethiah Shrimpton (1681-1713); by inheritance to her sister Hunt's children; by descent to Mr and Mrs Francis S Dane; 1946, lent by Mr and Mrs Dane to the MFA; 1963, bought from the Danes by the MFA. (Accession date: June 19, 1963)
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour