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Loving cup

Object Number: 
INV.14085
Date: 
1775-1800
Medium: 
Sheffield plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 7/8 x 8 1/2 x 4 3/4 in. ( 17.5 x 21.6 x 12.1 cm )
Description: 
Wrought and seamed Sheffield plate loving cup; deep, circular body with straight sides, curled over at the top for the rim and curved under at the bottom; lower body gadrooned; seated on a weighted, molded circular foot with two bands of three inscribed rings; two scroll handles tapering toward the bottom applied to opposite sides of the body, below the rim, and with circular joints on the lower body; no maker's marks.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group