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Shaving Mug: F.K.Chandler

Shaving Mug: F.K.Chandler
Title
Shaving Mug: F.K.Chandler
Date 
1892-1920
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 5 x 3 3/4 in. ( 9.8 x 12.7 x 9.5 cm )
Description 
Cylindrical porcelain shaving mug with molded foot and handle; gilding on foot, lip, and handle; black transfer printed locomotive with enamelled colors.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Dora Whitman Fluekiger in memory of Florence Elsworth Wilson (Mrs. R. Thornton Wilson)
Object Number 
1955.254
Marks 
written: beneath base: "1747h." printed or painted: on exterior in gilding: "F.R. Chandler" printed: beneath base: "T&V/LIMOGES/FRANCE"
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group