Child's mug

Object Number: 
1951.306
Date: 
1825-1850
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 3 x 4 1/4 in. ( 10.8 x 7.6 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center front: "Mary Colden Swartwout/ N26" in script
Description: 
Wrought and seamed silver child's mug; globular lower body with an applied flaring cylindrical upper body; applied die-rolled foliate scroll band around the joint of upper and lower bodies; applied, die-rolled foliated band around the rim; stamped foliate band below the rim; mug seated on a molded, circular pedestal foot with a vertically applied, die-rolled foliate footring; chased foliate scroll handle, tapers at bottom; center of the body engraved, "Mary Colden Swartwout/ N26" in script; no maker's mark.
Gallery Label: 
This mug belonged to Mary Colden Swartwout, wife of Montgomery Livingston (1816-1855). It descended through the Livingston family.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Goodhue Livingston
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group