Child's mug

Child's mug
Child's mug
Child's mug
Title
Child's mug
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 )
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mr. Goodhue Livingston
Object Number 
1951.289
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" Marks: stamped on base: "COIN" and "1"
Gallery Label 
This child's mug belonged to Walter Eugene Livingston (b. 1862).
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