Child's mug

Object Number: 
1941.1002
Date: 
1850-1900
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 3/8 x 2 5/8 x 3 5/8 in. ( 8.6 x 6.7 x 9.2 cm )
Marks: 
Inscriptions: engraved at front center: "J G B" in bright-cut script Marks: stamped on base: "E" between two shamrocks (or tied ribbons)
Description: 
Seamed silver mug; circular body with straight sides, tapering from the applied, die-rolled foliate baseband to the applied, die-rolled rim; five repoussé bands above the base, one wide repoussé band below the rim; front center engraved, "J G B" in bright-cut script; cast, s-scroll handle; maker's marks stamped on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot
Provenance: 
This cup belonged to a member of the Brown family. Mug donated by Adelaide Milton De Groot, part of large donation. Mug believed to have belonged to unknown member of Brown family.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group