|Object Name||Beaker, Drinking|
|Common Name||julep cup|
|Dimensions||H-3.5 Dia-3 inches|
|Description||This julep cup is made of coin silver. It has banded rims on the lip and the base with slightly tapered sides. The maker's mark is on the bottom.|
Stuart Price Hemphill received the cup from his grandfather Lewis Hemphill of Jessamine County. Hemphill believed that the cup was won at a fair or horse show as a prize.
David Kinsey (1819-1874) was a Welsh born Cincinnati silversmith who worked with his brother Edward from 1840-1861, and alone from 1861-1870. The Kinsey's produced the bulk of the handmade holloware and flatware of Cincinnati of their time.
|Collection||KHS Museum Collection|
Jessamine Co., KY
Jessamine County (Ky.)
|Physical Holder||Kentucky Historical Society - KHS|