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Punch Cup

1991.461 (RS25724)

Description

A two-handled small punch cup made of horn that has been carved and turned on a lathe. There is incised banding on the outside of the bowl. The handle is flat and outstretched from the bowl- as in a porringer.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1730-1790
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
carving (processes)
horn (animal material)
incising
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
turning (shaping process)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Carved
carving (processes)
CUP, PUNCH
Horn
horn (animal material)
Incised
incising
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
punch cups
Turned
turning (shaping process)
Dimensions
5.5 x 2.875 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.461
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
2438

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