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Classic Red Cross Invalid Feeding Cup, Ceramic, early 20th Century
Feeding cups such as this were used to give fluid and nourishment to the sick or infirm, having a side handle for the patient or carer to support the cup and a spout to be placed within the mouth. They were much used in wartime and this style has the classic Red Cross on the top so is most likely to have been a military wartime example. On the base it is marked 1572 and the printed word ‘Foreign’. There is some fading to the Red Cross but the gilding is in very good condition and there does not appear to be any cracks or damage. This would be an interesting item to add to a collection of militaria, nursing items or unusual cups. Diameter of bowl 3.5 ins (8.8cm). Weight 158 grams.
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