Dram cups (pair)
each overall: 1 7/8 x 2 5/8 in. ( 4.8 x 6.7 cm )
Pair of wrought silver dram cups; circular bodies with straight sides curving under to the domed base; engraved below the rim of each, "May . The . Cause . of . Liberty. Ever. Unite. Us/ 1784" in script; full set of hallmarks struck on the base.
Bequest of Mrs. Waldron P. Belknap, Sr.
engraved: below the rim of each: "May . The . Cause . of . Liberty. Ever. Unite. Us/ 1784" in script
stamped: on the bases: "T L" in roman letters in a double struck oval, a lion passant in a chamfered rectangle, a crowned leopards head in a shield, date letter "i" for 1824/25.
Purchased from the dealer Robert Ensko of New York by Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr. in 1946.
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