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Egg cup

Object Number: 
1952.294a
Date: 
ca. 1850
Medium: 
Coin silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 3/8 x 2 in. ( 6 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: in the cartouche: "I C" in gothic script stamped: on the base: "COIN" in roman letters
Description: 
Cast and wrought coin silver egg cup; urn-shaped body with a rolled rim; repoussé chased floral garland around the sides meeting at a C-scroll cartouche on the front center with the initials, "I C" engraved in gothic script; seated on a stepped, spayed foot with rope borders; "COIN" stamped on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group