loving cuploving cup
a large drinking cup of silver, etc., with two or more large handles by which it was formerly passed from guest to guest at banquets: now often given as a trophy in sports and games
- A large ornamental wine vessel, usually made of silver and having two or more handles.
- A large ornamental vessel given as an award in modern sporting contests and similar events.
1878 Tiffany & Company engraved silver
(plural loving cups)
Named around 1810 for the sense of unity its use brought.