Mug

Description
Spun cylindrical child's cup or mug with D- or ear-shaped "caterpillar" handle and wide applied low-relief decorated band depicting a parade of children playing instruments in a forest. Engraved in script above and below band on front "Arthur Wallace Dunn Jr. / From, J.B.M." Applied molded rim and flared base; body rounded into flat bottom. Gilt washed interior. Bottom underside struck "TIFFANY & C\o", "5470", "M", "1902" and "STERLING", all in incuse serif letters; incised to left and right of stamps "7/75" and "1468".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mug
date made
ca 1891
maker
Tiffany & Co.
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
gold (gilt wash on interior material)
Measurements
overall: 8.6 cm x 10.6 cm x 7.1 cm; 3 3/8 in x 4 3/16 in x 2 13/16 in
overall: 3 3/8 in x 4 1/8 in x 2 3/4 in; 8.5725 cm x 10.4775 cm x 6.985 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
DL*307672.0009
catalog number
307672.0009
accession number
307672
subject
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 Mr. & Mrs. Arthur Wallace Dunn, Jr.
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