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Shreve Crump Low BABY CUP, Boston c.1876, with inscription
A sterling silver presentation child's cup, mark of Shreve, Crump & Low, Boston, circa 1876, urn-shaped with a stepped upper rim, raised on a stepped circular foot, engraved opposite the handle :Reginald Mansfield Johnson/From His Aunts/Isabella and Helen/ Feb.5, 1876", Also engraved near the handle "H.P.J./ 1903", height is 4 1/8", weight is 11.55 troy ounces. Notes: Reginald Mansfield Johnson (1876-1923), son of Rev. Francis Howe Johnson, graduated Harvard College in 1898 and settled in Milton, Mass., where he established the law firm of Hoagve and Johnson in 1902. The later engraving is for his daughter, Helen Pierrepont Johnson, born April 13,1903.