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Mug

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Description
Straight tapered mug with molded rim and base having a concave outside bottom and flat inside bottom; pint size. Plain, hollow, D-section, S-curve handle tapers to an applied scrolled heart terminal on low-domed oval attachment. Vertical seam of plain body at center under handle. Struck incuse "57" above "DIXON & SON" in serif letters on outside bottom.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mug
date made
ca 1830
place made
United Kingdom: England, Sheffield, Sheffield
place used
United Kingdom: England, Liverpool, Liverpool
Physical Description
Britannia metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 7/8 in x 5 5/8 in x 4 1/8 in; 12.3825 cm x 14.2875 cm x 10.4775 cm
ID Number
DL.387880
catalog number
387880
accession number
188487
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. John L. Proctor
subject
Beverages
Drinking
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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