Loving Cup, sterling silver weighted, date unknown

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Title

Loving Cup, sterling silver weighted, date unknown

Description

A small sterling silver cup with two ornamental handles that is often called a loving cup, owned by the Hutter family. Loving cups are often used in wedding and engagement festivities to represent the unity and joining of two people and families. There are no engravings on the sides of the cup, but there is a hallmark on the bottom which reads “Sterling Weighted”. The cup is weighted sterling silver which indicates that the base is filled with a non silver substance and covered with solid sterling silver.

Creator

unknown

Publisher

Historic Sandusky-University of Lynchburg

Date

unknown

Contributor

Donated by Ms. Stannard H Preston
A Hutter Family Descendent

Rights

Permission to publish or reproduce required
inquire at info@historicsandusky.org

Format

The cup is 3 1/2" tall by 5 1/4" wide. There is a decorative band at the bottom of the base, and a hallmark engraved on the bottom of the base reads "Sterling Weighted".

Type

Object

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Citation

unknown, “Loving Cup, sterling silver weighted, date unknown,” Historic Sandusky Archives and Collections, accessed May 27, 2022, https://historicsanduskyarchives.omeka.net/items/show/151.