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Description

Bulbous body with C-curve handle, flaring lip. Two bands of stamped ornament on body. Straight vertical foot. Interior is gold-washed.

Details

Maker
Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Silversmith)
Date
1870-1885
Inscriptions
Engraved on side: Alice Newbold Codman/from her/Godfather Struck on bottom: [Gorham marks]
Location of origin
Providence, RI, USA
Associated Building
Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.).
Material
gold (color)
silver (metal)
wash technique
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
banding
Bee
bees (Apoidea superfamily)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
gold (color)
Gold Washed
MUG
mugs
Silver
silver (metal)
Spiral Banding
spirals (geometric figures)
wash technique
Dimensions
3.75 (H), 2.25 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1969.746.2
Credit Line
Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman
GUSN
48017

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