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Mug

Mug
Mug
Mug
Title
Mug
Date 
ca. 1833
Medium 
Silver
Dimensions 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 4 1/8 in. ( 10.8 x 7.9 x 10.5 cm )
Description 
Wrought silver mug; globular lower body with fluted lobes around the lower half; high, flared upper body with a cast beaded band around the rim; seated on a molded base with a vertically applied die-rolled cinquefoil foliate footring; s-scroll strap handle with an acanthus grip; engraved on the front, "This cup is presented by the Democratic Republicans/ of the Sixth Ward to/ William F. Crolius/ for the able manner in which he discharged his duty/ as One of the Clerks at the/ Charter Election./ 1833" in script; maker's marks stamped on the base.
Credit Line 
Bequest of Sarah E. Scofield
Object Number 
1909.33
Marks 
Maker's marks: stamped on the base: crowned leopard's head in a shield, lion passant in a rectangle, "I *[?]" in a rectangle, [?] in a rectangle Inscriptions: engraved at center front: "This cup is presented by the Democratic Republicans/ of the Sixth Ward to/ William F. Crolius/ for the able manner in which he discharged his duty/ as One of the Clerks at the/ Charter Election./ 1833" in script
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group