Mug

Description
Raised bulbous or bellied cann or mug engraved on front with the monogram "JEW" in interlocking foliate 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; flared oval struts with oval attachment on lower terminal. Bottom underside is struck with four marks, a lion passant facing left in scalloped shield; a crowned leopard's head in scalloped shield; "TW" in raised script in a conforming surround; and the raised serif date letter "m" in scalloped shield.
Maker is Thomas Whipham of London, England; mark registered, 1739.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cann
date made
1747
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 7/8 in x 5 1/8 in x 3 1/4 in; 12.3825 cm x 13.0175 cm x 8.255 cm
place made
United Kingdom: England, London
ID Number
DL*69.0186
catalog number
69.0186
accession number
261753
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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