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Child's Cup

Maker:
Albert Coles (ca. 1815–1885)
Date:
ca. 1860
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 2 7/8 x 3 1/2 in. (7.3 x 8.9 cm); 2 oz. 4 dwt. (68.3 g) Lip: Diam. 2 9/16 in. (6.5 cm) Base: Diam. 2 5/16 in. (5.9 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of William Forbes II, 1952
Accession Number:
52.113.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on front of body in script: William Forbes (within bright-cut medallion)

Marking: marked on underside: A / - / C (in lozenge-shaped surround) ; [two pseudohallmarks: eagle in oval and male profile in oval]
William Forbes, New York, until died 1850; William Forbes II, Elizabeth, New Jersey, until 1952
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