Miniature Mug

English (London)
about 1720
Marked by David Clayton (free 1689)


Object Place: Europe, London, England

Dimensions

H. 4.1 cm x W. 4.2 cm (1 5/8 x 1 5/8 in.); Weight: 17 gm (11 dwt)

Accession Number

56.507

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

The mug is formed from seamed sheet with an inset base. It has tapering sides, a scrolled handle formed from wire, and applied wire on the rim and foot.

Markings

On side, lion passant; on underside, maker's mark DC (Grimwade 452)

Provenance

John S. Barnet, Shreve, Crump, and Low, Co., purchased through the Theodora Wilbour Fund in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour for $85. (Accession Date: October 11, 1956)

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour