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Loving Cup

1930.762 (RS230785)

Description

Silver footed loving cup. Dual curved handles and a flared rim. Overall foliate motif.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1824
Inscriptions
"Presented to Captain Thomas Bennett/ of the/ ship New York./ By the Passengers on a passage from/ NEW YORK to LIVERPOOL/ 16th April to 8th May 1825./ In token of their high admiration of his/ Nautical skill and grateful sense of/ His unwearied attention to their Comfort." (Engraved on the body)
"Captain Robt. Barrie KCB and Commissioner of His Majesty's Navy./Thos. Sands Thos. Eaton/Stephen Price I.G. Walker/Thos. Ferns R. Clarkson/ Edwd Tennant G. Cox/ I McIntire I. Bates/ GL Pride" (Engraved on the body)
Material
silver (metal)
Object type
Personal Symbols; Achievement Symbols
Descriptive terms
Cup, Loving
loving cups
silver (metal)
Dimensions
8 1/2 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1930.762
Credit Line
Bequest of Clara Bennett
GUSN
67099

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