Mug

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1870-1885

GUSN

GUSN-48017

Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

mugs
wash technique
gold (color)
silver (metal)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
bees (Apoidea superfamily)
banding
spirals (geometric figures)
Silver
Gold Washed
Spiral Banding
Bee
MUG

Inscription

Engraved on side: Alice Newbold Codman/from her/Godfather Struck on bottom: [Gorham marks]

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

1969.746

Maker

Gorham Manufacturing Co. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Providence, RI, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

3.75 (H), 2.25 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.746.2

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