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2022

Drinking Glasses And Covers, Pair of Covered Confinement Cups

This is a drinking glasses and covers. It is dated ca. 1760. Its medium is lead glass. It is a part of the department.

It is credited Gift of Beatrice Taplin.

Its dimensions are

H x diam. (overall, each): 24.1 × 10.8 cm (9 1/2 × 4 1/4 in.) H x diam. (cover, each): 10.2 × 10.6 cm (4 in. × 4 3/16 in.) H x diam. (vessel base, each): 14.6 × 9.5 cm (5 3/4 × 3 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Along the top rim of one of a pair: "HET WELVAAREN VAN DE KRAAMVROUW EN 'T KINDTJE" ("To the well-being of the new mother and the child.")

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Foreign Exchange.

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