Mug

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Object Name: 
Mug
Accession Number: 
50.4.280
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 16.5 cm; Rim Diam: 9.25 cm; Base Diam: 11.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
probably 1825-1875
Primary Description: 
Mug. Lead glass, deep purple-blue; free-blown; slender straight-sided form tapering slightly from flaring, sloping narrow base with rough pontil mark to slight spread at rim with (tooled) incised lines giving ribbed effect; applied ring about 2-1/2" (6.5 cm) above foot; applied semi-ear-shaped handle with medial rib, crimped and curled end, attached just below rim and ring.
Provenance: 
Phillips, Son & Neale Inc., Source
1928
to
1950-07-31