Collapsible cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1859-1862

GUSN

GUSN-24640

Description

A: Bottom; B: Middle; C: Top section Collapsible silver cup. Consists of 3 circular sections that fold down, the lower 2 into the top. Dense diamond design pressed as a band around each section. Scalloped medallion at center of top section, inscribed. Wide raised rim.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cups
silver (metal)
Silver
CUP, COLLAPSIBLE

Inscription

Engraved on center of C: ""R.H.T./ III""

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

3 (H), 2.625 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5498A-C