Weekend Hour Changes

On Friday, January 19 the Library will close at 2:30 pm and the Museum will close at 6 pm. On Saturday, January 20 the Museum will open at 3 pm.


Object Number: 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 3 7/8 in. ( 11.1 x 7 x 9.8 cm )
Seamed silver mug; cylindrical body with molded rings around the base; die-rolled bell flower bands applied around the rim and the foot; cast; s-scroll handle; three repoussé chased cartouches on the center of the body, central scrolled four leaf clover engraved, "J De F W/ from Auntie./ Jan. 28, 1855" in script with two scrolled circle cartouches on either side engraved with flowers; maker's mark on the base.
Gallery Label: 
The initials engraved on this mug belong to Jeanette de Forest Windle, who was presented the vessel by her aunt in 1855.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Adelaide Milton De Groot
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group