Camp cup Maker: Richard Humphreys (American, 1750–1832)


American Decorative Arts

On view, 1st floor, American Decorative Arts before 1900




1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm)
other (Lip): 2 in. (5.1 cm)
base: 1 1/2 in. (3.8 cm)

Credit Line

Mabel Brady Garvan Collection

Accession Number



18th century


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George Washington; Eleanor Parke Custis; Francis Parke Lewis butler; Kate Upshur Moorhead; J. Upshur Moorhead.

  • Harold Newman, An Illustrated Dictionary of Silverware (New York: Thames and Hudson, 1987), 60, ill.
  • Martha Gandy Fales, Early American Silver for the Cautious Collector (New York: Funk & Wagnalls, 1970), 46, fig. 41.
  • Kathryn C. Buhler and Graham Hood, American Silver in the Yale University Art Gallery, 2 vols. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1970), vol. 2, p. 210, no. 876, ill.
  • American Silver and Art Treasures: An Exhibition, exh. cat. (London: The English Speaking Union, 1960), 56, no. 170.
  • Kathryn C. Buhler, Mount Vernon Silver (Mount Vernon, Va.: Mount Vernon Ladies Association, 1957), 38, fig. 14.
  • Philadelphia Silver, 1682–1800: Exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, April 14–May 27, 1956, exh. cat. (Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1956), no. 151.
  • Kathryn C. Buhler, Colonial Silversmiths, Masters and Apprentices, exh. cat. (Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1956), 92, no. 292.
  • An Exhibition of Silver: French, British, American, Modern, exh. cat. (Richmond, Va.: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1940), no. 237.

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"RH", conjoined serifs, in rectangle on bottom

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