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Mug

Object Number: 
INV.14142
Date: 
1873-1891
Medium: 
Silver, gilt
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 x 2 1/2 x 3 5/8 in. ( 7.6 x 6.4 x 9.2 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: front center: "L I G" in script stamped: on base: "TIFFANY & Co/ 2202 M 9346/ STERLING"
Description: 
Seamed silver mug; cylindrical body with an applied, die-rolled foliate band around the base and an applied, die-rolled beaded band around the rim; front center of the body engraved, "L I G" in script; cast, double-c-scroll handle with an acanthus leaf grip and a feathered terminal; gilt interior; makers' marks on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Louise S. Gilder
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group