It is almost a birth right for a French child to receive a baby cup at birth, most often with its first name and its birth date right underneath. It is meant as a lifetime keepsake and will be used in later years as a pencil cup or for makeup pencils. Children also often receive a cup for their baptismal or baby naming ceremonies. The Fidelio baby cup rounded in shaped and slightly flared towards the top has no adornment whatsoever and lends itself to all types of engraving. It is suitable for all genders. it makes a very pretty cup for make up brushes and eyeliners besides. Priced under $200.00 it is a gift which will last a lifetime.