Punch Cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1730-1790

GUSN

GUSN-2438

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

Descriptive Terms

punch cups
carving (processes)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
incising
turning (shaping process)
lip-vibrated aerophones with conical bore: with valves
horn (animal material)
Horn
Carved
Turned
Incised
CUP, PUNCH

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

5.5 x 2.875 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.461

Places

Probably