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.

Date Made: 1747

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United Kingdom: England, London

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Credit Line: Bequest of Estate of Anne L. Gibbs

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: DL.69.0186Catalog Number: 69.0186Accession Number: 261753

Object Name: cann

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


Record Id: nmah_300965

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