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Eggcups (2)

Object Number: 
1955.248ab
Date: 
ca. 1867
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
each overall: 2 1/8 x 2 in. ( 5.4 x 5.1 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: front centers: a, "Maine/ Central/ RR" over a pine cone and branch; b, "Boston/ Maine/ RR" over an arrow stamped: on the base of a: "M. C. R. R./ 1847/ Meriden/ ROGERS/ BROS" around an eagle over "03800/ SILVER SOLDERED" stamped: on the base o
Description: 
Pair of spun silver plated egg cups; short, globular bodies with incurved necks; plain, applied rims and footrings; each engraved on the front center, a, "Maine/ Central/ RR" over a pine cone and branch, b, "Boston/ Maine/ RR" over an arrow; maker's marks stamped on the bases.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group