Child's mug

Object Number: 
ca. 1834
Overall: 3 3/4 x 2 7/8 x 3 7/8 in. ( 9.5 x 7.3 x 9.8 cm )
Inscription: engraved at center front: "Louis Godey Wemyss" in script Mark: stamped on base: "G. B" over "N. Y" in a rectangle
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.
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.
Credit Line: 
Gift of H. C. Wemyss
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group