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Goblet

Object Number: 
1929.81
Date: 
1849
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 5/8 x 3 in. ( 14.3 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center front: "Presented by the/ Members of Compny. D./ Washington Riflemen,/ To Capt. C. Schwartzwaelder/ as a Token of Respect,/ NewYork Oct. 29th/ 1849" stamped: on the base: "G & H" in a rectangle, superimposed with "CAFIELD BRO & CO" in
Description: 
Wrought silver presentation goblet; narrow bowl-shaped body on a stepped and molded pedestal foot; egg and dart bands around the base and body joint; c-scroll and s-scroll band with scallop motifs between applied around the rim; repoussé chased floral and thistle decoration all over the body; center front engraved with an inscription to Captain Christian Schwarzwalder; gilt interior; makers' marks on the base.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Mrs. Louise A. Spies Sinclair
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group