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Child's mug

Object Number: 
1951.289
Date: 
1865
Medium: 
Coin silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 5/8 x 2 5/8 x 3 3/4 in. ( 6.7 x 6.7 x 9.5 cm )
Marks: 
Inscriptions: engraved around surface with three wheel-turned bands of shaded and hatched diamond chain and diaper patterns; center-front of body also engraved with reserve of shield, draped mantling, and engraved script initials and date: "W E L/ 1865"
Description: 
Seamed silver mug; cylindrical mug tapering from the applied, reeded band around the rim to the applied, reeded band around the base; three wide, wheel-turned diamond bands around the body; center front engraved with a shield reserve with the initials, "W E L/ 1865" in script in the center; cast, squared, c-scroll handle forked at the lower terminal; stamped "COIN" on the base; no maker's mark.
Gallery Label: 
This child's mug belonged to Walter Eugene Livingston (b. 1862).
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Goodhue Livingston
Provenance: 
This child's mug belonged to Walter Eugene Livingston (b. 1862).
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group