Mug

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Object Name: 
Mug
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
50.4.257
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 13.25 cm; Rim Diam: 8.6 cm; Base Diam: 9 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 1825-1875
Primary Description: 
Mug. Lead glass, colorless; free-blown and engraved; tankard shape--cylindrical form with applied heavy sloping circular foot or basal rim--, rough pontil mark on flat base; narrow (tooled) band or horizontal rib just below rim; on front, in shallow engraving, foliated script initials "MS" in wreath of pinnate leaf sprays tied with bow-knot at bottom; applied double handle, each with heavy medial rib, and curled back ends crossing.
Provenance: 
McKearin, George S. (b. 1874), Source
1941
to
1950-07-31
Color: 
Material: 
Inscription: 
MS
inscription
Engraved front
Glass Tableware, Bowls and Vases (1982) illustrated, pl. 59; BIB# 22048