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

17th-Century New England: Manning House Gallery (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