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Mug

Object Number: 
1946.146
Date: 
1830-1850
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 3/8 x 3 5/8 x 4 7/8 in. ( 11.1 x 9.2 x 12.4 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center front: "J L L" in bright-cut script
Description: 
Wrought silver mug; globular lower body with a high flared upper body on a molded and stepped base; foliate bands applied around the rim and the footring; s-scroll strap handle with die-rolled foliate decoration applied at the lip and lower body; engraved "J L L" in bright-cut script on the front center; no maker's mark.
Gallery Label: 
This mug probably belonged to Joseph Lumley Levy, whose initials are engraved on the center.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Florence N. Levy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group