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Small silver beaker-shaped mug with C-shaped handle and reinforced foot ring. Foot ring and handle have ribbed decoration. Base of handle curls upward. Engraved beaver with fish in mouth appears opposite handle. Impressed maker's mark appears between engraving and handle. Mark is shield-shaped with crown over initials "IE" with cross below. Owner's initials engraved in base: "F/II".
engraving (printing process)
Impressed and engraved on side: Impressed: ""IE"" Engraved: ""F/II""
Burt, John, 1692-1745-46 (Silversmith)
Food Service T&E
2 1/8 x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Bequest of Eleanor Fayerweather
Fennimore, Donald L., Author. The Knopf Collectors' Guides: Silver & Pewter. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1984.