Footed Cup

Shepherd and Boyd, Albany, NY
Date: 1806-1810
Maker: Shepherd and Boyd, Albany, NY
Dimensions: 3 3/4 H x 2 15/16 Dia.
Materials: Silver
Marks: Stamped on base: SHEPHERD & BOYD; engraved on one side with Van Schaick arms and motto: Amor-Et Amicitia Regnent; engraved on opposite side: GWVS
Credit: Gift of Catherine Gansevoort (Mrs. Abraham) Lansing
Accession Number: 1919.4.24
Comments: The Albany firm of Shepherd and Boyd made silver tea sets and flatware, as well as jewelry, fancy hardware and even lamps. This silver cup is engraved with the initials of Gerrit Wessels Van Schaick.