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These pewter cups are special because the design on the body and handles is more commonly seen on silver dishes in America. These cups were probably for use in church. Because of their design and size, the 4 cups are ranked among the great pieces of American pewter.


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Two-handled cup

creator   Robert Bonynge
date   1740-1750
location   Boston, Massachusetts
width   3.812"
height   4.437"
process/materials   pewter
item type   Ceremonial Artifact/
accession #   #1901.11.009

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