Mug: Society of Cincinnati

Chinese
about 1790


Object Place: China for export

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 7.3 cm (3 3/4 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2004.2212

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

On View

Kristin and Roger Servison Gallery (Gallery 133)

Collections

Americas, Asia

Classifications

Porcelain

Mug with gilt and black border, decoration of floral sprigs in black and gold; painted with the device of the Society of the Cincinnati, monogram SS [for Samuel Shaw] below; twisted strap handle.

Provenance

June 26, 1935, loaned by Joseph Warren to the MFA; 1961, transferred to Mary W. Murphy; 2004, gift of Mary W. Murphy to MFA. (Accession date: Feb 23, 2005)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary E. W. Murphy