Mug

Description
Spun cylindrical child's cup or mug with a hollow, flattened C-shape handle and a machine-stamped band of oak leaves and acorns above the reeded and flared base; body has matte surface, while molded rim, handle and base are shiny. Engraved on front "W" in script. Underside of flat bottom is struck with three marks: a lion passant facing right in clipped-corner surround, an anchor in a shield, and the raised Old English or gothic letter "G" in a clipped-corner surround; "[S]TERLING" in incuse serif letters; and "O"; incised between marks are "XIV" and "3103" with "S.L.K" at lower right.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mug
date made
1882
maker
Gorham Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 3 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 7.62 cm x 9.2075 cm x 6.35 cm
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
ID Number
DL*60.0992
catalog number
60.0992
accession number
71656
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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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