Traveling mug

Object Number: 
1939.170
Date: 
1844/45
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 x 2 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. ( 10.8 x 7 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: front center: lion rampant on fess engraved on the front center of the body over, "I . C" in gothic script stamped: to the right of the handle: "WC" in roman letters in a rectangle, a lion passant in a chamfered rectangle, a leopard's head in
Description: 
Cast and seamed silver traveling mug; circular body with straight sides tapering from the flat base to the molded rim with bezel; hinged, circular lid with an applied, molded rim; cast, three-part, reeded, collapsible handle with hinges at the upper and lower body joints and at the right hand angles; lion rampant on fess engraved on the front center of the body over, "I . C" in gothic script; maker's marks stamped to the right of the handle, on the handle and inside the lid.
Gallery Label: 
This traveling mug probably belonged to Israel Corse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group