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Egg cup

Object Number: 
1941.811
Date: 
ca. 1852
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. ( 5.7 x 6.4 x 5.4 cm )
Description: 
Cast silver plate egg cup with a pierced, urn-shaped cup on a pierced and beaded pedestal foot; beaded band around the rim; c-scroll spoon rest applied to one side of the rim.
Gallery Label: 
This egg cup was from the Steamship "Henry Clay."
Credit Line: 
Purchase
Provenance: 
The George W. Murdock Collection of Steamboat Artifacts
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group