Beer stein

Title:
Beer stein
Date: 
1904
Medium: 
Silver, glass, copper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 x 4 3/4 x 6 in. ( 17.8 x 12.1 x 15.2 cm )
Description: 
Cast silver beer stein; circular body with straight sides tapering from an applied, cast, stepped foot to an applied molded and flared lip; body covered in copper; silver, squared loop handle; applied, cast Princeton University seal in the center of the body; body engraved around the seal, "1879 QUIN VICENNIAL 1904/ PRESENTED TO/ RUFUS G. SHIRLEY/ MAY 27, 1910/ CLASS STEIN OF/ WOODROW WILSON/ PRESIDENT PRINCETON UNIVERSITY 1902-1910/ GOVERNOR OF NEW JERSEY 1911-1913/ PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES 1913-1921"; glass base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Rufus George Shirley
Object Number: 
1940.874
Marks: 
engraved: around the seal: "1879 QUIN VICENNIAL 1904/ PRESENTED TO/ RUFUS G. SHIRLEY/ MAY 27, 1910/ CLASS STEIN OF/ WOODROW WILSON/ PRESIDENT PRINCETON UNIVERSITY 1902-1910/ GOVERNOR OF NEW JERSEY 1911-1913/ PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES 1913-1921" cast
Gallery Label: 
This beer stein originally belonged to Woodrow Wilson.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group