Quart mug

about 1760–90
John Skinner (American, 1733–1813)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

14.92 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1997.162

Medium or Technique

Pewter

On View

Lurie-Marks Gallery (Gallery 138)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Pewter

Quart mug with tapering body, molded foot, midband high on body, and double-curved solid handle with double scrolled terminal.

Inscription

Engraved: M.B. surrounded by leafy engraving

Markings

Marked inside bottom: stag on stippled oval background

Provenance

Early history unknown; acquired by the donor from her father, Dr. Walter C. Howe, in 1931; on loan to the Museum since 1932; given to the Museum in 1997.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George A. Marks in honor of Perry T. Rathbone