Loving Cup

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1824

GUSN

GUSN-67099

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

loving cups
silver (metal)
Cup, Loving
Cup, Loving

Inscription

"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)

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

8 1/2 (H), 9 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Clara Bennett

Accession Number

1930.762