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Child's mug

Child's mug
Title
Child's mug
Date 
ca. 1834
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 3/4 x 2 7/8 x 3 7/8 in. ( 9.5 x 7.3 x 9.8 cm )
Description 
Wrought silver christening mug; cylindrical body, flares at the lip, on a molded and stepped pedestal with an applied, stamped foliate footring; applied band at the base of the body with a chased pastoral scene of windmills, sheaves of wheat, beehives and farm houses; applied foliate band around the rim; s-scroll strap handle at rear with chased foliate decoration; engraved, "Louis Godey Wemyss" in script on the center front; maker's marks on the base.
Credit Line 
Gift of H. C. Wemyss
Object Number 
1943.149
Marks 
Inscription: engraved at center front: "Louis Godey Wemyss" in script Mark: stamped on base: "G. B" over "N. Y" in a rectangle
Gallery Label 
This child's mug was presented to Louis Godey Wemyss by his godfather Louis A. Godey for his christening in 1834 or 1835.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group