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

Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.746.2

Places

Rhode Island (United States)