Mug

Description
Seamed octagonal or panel-sided cup or mug with flared rim and slightly tapered sides, engraved on front "JHW" in foliate script. Hollow broken-scroll handle with flat thumbrest; applied triple-reeded rim molding and foot ring; and flat bottom set in. Bottom underside struck once "HYDE & GOODRICH" in raised serif letters in a rectangle.
Retailed by Hyde & Goodrich of New Orleans, LA; in business, 1816-1866. Possibly made by their firm or another firm in New Orleans, or imported, probably from New York. The handle is identical to ones seen on 1850s New York silver, and Hyde & Goodrich were selling New York pieces at that time.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mug
date made
1850-1860
maker
Hyde & Goodrich
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 3 in x 3 7/8 in x 2 7/8 in; 7.62 cm x 9.8425 cm x 7.3025 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
place retailed
United States: Louisiana, New Orleans
ID Number
1988.0252.4
accession number
1988.0252
catalog number
1988.252.4
1988.0252.04
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 Donald Beggs
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