Silver standing cups of which the bowl and cover together are in the form of an acorn and generally with a trunklike stem; of a type made in England in the late 16th century and early 17th century. Acorn cups are similar to gourd cups and reflect the taste of the time for natural forms.

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Silver standing cups of which the bowl and cover together are in the form of an acorn and generally with a trunklike stem; of a type made in England in the late 16th century and early 17th century. Acorn cups are similar to gourd cups and reflect the taste of the time for natural forms.

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Title
Acorn Cups
Date Published
December 12, 2012
Last Updated
April 22, 2021