Traveling mug

Traveling mug
Title
Traveling mug
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 )
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.
Credit Line 
Gift of Lena Cadwalader Evans
Object Number 
1939.170
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 a shield, "I" in gothic script, the queen's head in an oval stamped: on the handle: three lion passants in chamfered rectangles, the queen's head stamped: inside the lid: "WC" in roman letters in a rectangle, a lion passant in a chamfered rectangle, "I" in gothic script
Gallery Label 
This traveling mug probably belonged to Israel Corse.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group