Silver cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1863

GUSN

GUSN-246951

Description

Footed Tiffany silver cup with beaded rim. Both the foot and handle of the cup incorporate a C-scroll motif. The engraved legend on the exterior, directly opposite the handle, states that the cup was a gift to Henry C. Bowen from Daniel Austin, in 1863.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cups
silverwork
sterling silver
engraving (action)
silver (metal)
Cup

Inscription

"Henry C. Bowen / from / Daniel Austin / 1863" (Engraved)
"Tiffany & Co / 263 / QUALITY / 925-1000 / M[?] / 9036" (Engraved)

Maker

Tiffany & Co. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

New York

Dimensions

2 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 3 (HxWxD) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Katharine Richardson

Accession Number

2002.29.5

Places

New York state (United States)
New York City (New York state)