Raised bulbous or bellied cann or mug engraved on front with a crest of an owl wearing a coronet around its neck and standing on a heraldic wreath above "TMF" in conjoined scrolling script. Flared rim scored around exterior, rounded bottom, and cast flared circular foot. Hollow, double C-scroll handle has a scrolled acanthus leaf on top and a split scroll lower terminal; short oval struts and attachments. Centerpoint on bottom underside. No other marks.
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Object Name
date made
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
overall: 13.1 cm x 13 cm x 9.1 cm; 5 3/16 in x 5 1/8 in x 3 9/16 in
overall: 5 1/8 in x 4 7/8 in x 3 in; 13.0175 cm x 12.3825 cm x 7.62 cm
place made
United States
United Kingdom: England
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Domestic Furnishings
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of Blanche Elliot King
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