Enameled Cup

Unidentified maker (Sierra Leone)


Enameled metal

Overall: 2 3/16 × 2 3/8 in. (5.5 × 6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Freetown, Sierra Leone, Western Africa, Africa

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Research Area


Not on view


Sold by women at Kissy Road, Kroo Town Road, and Big Markets; bought from Lebanese merchants at a fixed price, so the sale price is fixed, at $0.05 per cup.Purchased by Stewart G. Rosenblum, Class of 1970, for the Dartmouth College Museum, 1970.

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