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Dram Cup

Maker:
Benjamin Wynkoop (baptized 1675–1751)
Date:
ca.1700
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 1 3/4 x 5 3/8 in. (4.4 x 13.7 cm); 2 oz. 12 dwt. (81 g) Lip: Diam. 3 13/16 in. (9.7 cm) Base: Diam. 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.219
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body in script: C (shaded) [leaf device] WKoop (WK are conjoined and shaded), h[et] (illegible because of damage) dit Gegeven, / Tot Een Gedag:nis. by haar Leven / D [device with dots] WK (WK are conjoined) (in heart-shaped surround)
engraved on underside in script: Circa 1698

Translation if illegible bit is het: C. Wynkoop has given this as a remembrance during her life.
Translation if illegible bit is heb: C. Wynkoop [I] have given this as a remembrance during her life.

Marking: marked on underside: W+K / [pellet] B [pellet] (in outlined heart-shaped surround)
Probably Catharine Wynkoop; Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York; bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1933.
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