Skip to content

Search Collections

Cup

1993.698 (RS30602)

Description

Tiny, round pewter cup with straight sides and attached saucer. Two small holes were drilled into the cup near the rim.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1770
Circa
Inscriptions
"S / 1770" (Engraved)
Material
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
tin alloy
Object type
Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cup
cups
pewter (tin alloy)
teacups
tin (metal)
tin alloy
Associated events
Boston Massacre (Mar. 5, 1770)
People and organizations
Attucks, Crispus, d. 1770
Dimensions
1 3/4 (H), 2 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1993.698
Credit Line
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
GUSN
223280
Related Items
Title Teapot Accession number 1918.1655

Comments