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American Decorative Arts
Maker: Marcus & Company, American, 1892–1962

Loop-Handled Cup

ca. 1905

Sterling silver and amethyst

1 1/2 × 4 3/8 × 8 5/8 in. (3.81 × 11.11 × 21.91 cm)
Peter B. Cooper, B.A. 1960, LL.B. 1964, M.U.S. 1965, and Field C. McIntyre American Decorative Arts Acquisition Fund and Friends of American Arts Decorative Arts Acquisitions Fund
2011.124.1
Geography: 
Made in New York, New York
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
American
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Containers - Metals
Provenance: 

Spencer Marks, Ltd. in 2006

Bibliography: 

Janet Zapata, “The Legacy of Herman Marcus and Marcus and Company,” Antiques (September 2007): 87.

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2012.pdf (accessed December 21, 2012).

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.