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Mug

Mug
Mug
Mug
Title
Mug
Date 
1830-1840
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 5/8 x 2 5/8 x 4 1/8 in. ( 9.2 x 6.7 x 10.5 cm )
Description 
Cast and seamed silver mug; cylindrical body with molded midband and molded base band on a circular pedestal with an applied foliate heart band; applied, plain rim; cast s-scroll handle crimped in the center around a plain ring; engraved on the upper front, "M. L. Satterlee." in script; makers' marks on the base.
Credit Line 
Gift of William M. V. Kingsland
Object Number 
1964.25
Marks 
Inscriptions: engraved upper center-front: "M. L. Satterlee." in script. Description: Upper center-front engraved in script "M.L. Satterlee." has been related to Mary L. Catlin [or Caitlin?] Satterlee, who is believed to have been owner of mug. Mug apparently was engraved upon her marriage to Bishop Henry Satterlee of New York (see accession file). Maker's marks: stamped in relief on the base: "H. H. & CO" in a rectangular surround below a bust in a chamfered rectangle, "D" in a chamfered rectangle, spread eagle in a chamfered rectangle below "ALBANY"
Gallery Label 
This mug belonged to Mary L. Catlin. The inscription was added when she married Bishop Henry Y. Satterlee of New York.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group