Mug

Mug

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Description
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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mug
date made
1761 - 1808
place made
United States: New York, New York City
United States: Connecticut, Hartford
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
ID Number
1986.0027.45
accession number
1986.0027
catalog number
1986.0027.45
Credit Line
Bequest of Dr. Joseph H. Kler
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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