Oxidized, spun cylindrical cup or mug with an embossed band of ancanthus leaves springing from scrolls around its lower half and a bumpy, D- or ear-shaped handle; body engraved opposite handle "Lura." in script. Applied molded rim and banded base with flat bottom. Bottom underside struck with five marks, an anchor in a shield, "GORHAM Co." in incuse sans serif letters, "0366", "SILVER SOLDERED" curved in incuse serif letters, and date mark of an iron cross in small square at right. Intentionally oxidized.
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Object Name
date made
Gorham Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
silver plate (overall material)
overall: 8.3 cm x 11.3 cm x 7.3 cm; 3 1/4 in x 4 7/16 in x 2 7/8 in
overall: 3 1/4 in x 4 1/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 8.255 cm x 10.4775 cm x 7.3025 cm
place made
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
place used
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
accession number
catalog 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 C. Malcolm Watkins
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