Straight tapered mug with high astragal fillet, molded rim and base; quart size. Hollow, D-section, S-curve handle with tongued thumbrest tapers to a split- or scroll-top ball terminal; no strut. Small circular touchmark with the raised roman letters "F·B" above a fleur-de-lis for Frederick Bassett inside bottom.

Date Made: 1761 - 1808

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New York CityUnited States: Connecticut, Hartford

Subject: BeveragesDrinking


See more items in: Home and Community Life: Domestic Life, Domestic Furnishings


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Bequest of Dr. Joseph H. Kler

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1986.0027.45Accession Number: 1986.0027Catalog Number: 1986.0027.45

Object Name: mug

Physical Description: pewter (overall material)Measurements: overall: 6 in x 6 7/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 15.24 cm x 17.4625 cm x 12.3825 cm


Record Id: nmah_303462

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