• Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
    Chinese Export Porcelain Openwork Basket with Pitt Armorial
  • Bombe Desk and Bookcase
    Bombe Desk and Bookcase
  • The Landing of the Pilgrims
    The Landing of the Pilgrims
  • Side Chairs
    Side Chairs
  • Penn's Treaty with the Indians
    Penn's Treaty with the Indians
 
  • Artist/Maker Wood, Jacob (d. 1850) and Jasper W. Hughes; Wood & Hughes (firm working 1840-1899); Moore, John Chandler
  • Date Made ca. 1848
  • Place Made
  • Materials Metals; 18-Karat Gold
  • Measurements
  • Gift of Mr. Philip H. Hammerslough
  • Room
  • Accession # 1970.0086.001, 1970.0086.002

Pair of Gold Goblets

Gold has been used rarely in the United States for domestic objects, although most early craftsmen called themselves goldsmiths because the techniques of working in silver and gold were identical.