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Mug, 1783

This is a Mug. It is dated 1783 and we acquired it in 1918. Its medium is raised and cast silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Mrs. James O. Green. It is credited Gift of Mrs. James O. Green.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 6.8 x 7.9 x 5.3 cm (2 11/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Lion passant, crowned leopard head (London), Date, letter H as for 1783, but reversed sovereign head and A.R. in rectangle.

It is inscribed

Monogram: J. E B

Cite this object as

Mug, 1783; raised and cast silver; H x W x D: 6.8 x 7.9 x 5.3 cm (2 11/16 x 3 1/8 x 2 1/16 in.); Gift of Mrs. James O. Green; 1918-15-1

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