Mug

Mug

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Description
Seamed cylindrical cup or mug with bright-cut floral decoration featuring a wreath tied with a bowknot at front forming an empty reserve. Hollow D- or ear-shaped handle with flat thumbrest; applied beaded rim and egg-and-dart foot ring; and flat bottom set in. No monogram. Bottom underside struck "TIFFANY & C\o." and "550 BROADWAY.N-Y" encircling "7203", "G & W" stamped twice, "ENGLISH STERLING / 925-1000", and "15", all in incuse serif letters.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mug
date made
1854-1865
owner; user
Washington, Mary Anne Hammond
retailer
Tiffany & Co.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
place owned; place used
United States: Georgia, Macon
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 4 7/8 in x 3 3/8 in; 10.16 cm x 12.3825 cm x 8.5725 cm
ID Number
DL.60.0993
catalog number
60.0993
accession number
71656
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Ellen Washington Bellamy
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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