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Loving Cup

Manufacturer:
Manufactured by Tiffany & Co. (1837–present)
Date:
1891
Geography:
Made in New York, New York
Culture:
American
Medium:
silver gilt
Dimensions:
9 1/8 in. (23.2 cm) Lip diameter: 6 1/4 in. (15.9 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 2010
Accession Number:
2010.286.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 706
Inscription: inscribed: Presented to / Mr. & Mrs. C. L. Tiffany / on the / 50th Anniversary of their Wedding / Nov. 30th 1891 / by Employe's of / Prince St. Silver Works.

inscribed on opposite side: Virtutis / fortuna / comes.

inscribed on the side to the right of the presentation inscription: 1841 / Nov. 30th / 1891

inscribed on the side to the left of the presentation inscription: CLTHOAT

Inscription at top of scroll: To Mr. and Mrs. Chas. L. Tiffany on the joyous occasion of your Golden Wedding, we the undersigned, your attached employe[accent /]s, beg leave to extend to you our heartfelt congratulations, and to present to you this Golden Loving Cup, as a token of our profound respect and esteem. Accept with it our fervent good wishes that continued health and prosperity be yours, with length of days, contentment, - happy memories! Prince st. Silver Works Nov. 30th 1891

Marking: marked on underside: TIFFANY & C[superscript "o" over - ] / STERLING (incuse)
Mr. and Mrs. Charles L. Tiffany; by descent to their great-great grandson, Graham Lusk.
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