Pretty little cup that extends to 2 1/4" cup with a diameter of 2" across the lip. It folds to just 3 /4" deep and 2" wide..M The metal is silver plated and marked on the bottom: Made in USA, PAT'D Feb.23. 97. (1897).
Late Victorian cups, such as this were used by gentlemen who might need a bit of liquid fortification when traveling by train or carriage. This cup isin very good condition with only slight wear. It folds and unfolds easily, with no dents or damaged areas.