Cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1770

GUSN

GUSN-223280

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

teacups
cups
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
tin alloy
Cup
Cup

Inscription

"S / 1770" (Engraved)

Associated Person

Attucks, Crispus, d. 1770

Associated Events

Boston Massacre (Mar. 5, 1770)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

1 3/4 (H), 2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather

Accession Number

1993.698

Date

1770 (Circa)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)

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