Mug

about 1695–1700
John Edwards (American, about 1671–1746)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 79

Accession Number

42.532

Medium or Technique

Silver

On View

Manning House (Gallery LG36)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Tapering sides, moulded lip, applied midband & base. Scroll handle, mask tip.

Inscription

Engraved semi-script on handle S*Rusell, initials (MF CC ?) erased from bottom

Markings

IE in quatrefoil near handle

Provenance

1928, lent by Philip spalding; 1940, transfered to Mrs. Spalding; 1942, gift of Mrs. Spalding and children to MFA. (Accession date: April 9 and 16, 1942)

Credit Line

The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection—Given in his memory by Katharine Ames Spalding and Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding