Mug

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Object Name: 
Mug
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
55.3.8
Dimensions: 
H: 9 cm; D (rim): 5.5 cm, (max. body at handle): 8.8 cm, (base): 5.4 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Credit Line: 
Gift of Dr. Borchers
Primary Description: 
Clear glass; heavy wear marks at bottom and base; free-blown, stained and engraved, with applied handle. Heavy ground ring base with faint pontil mark, slightly convex body with flat ground ring; ear-shaped handle applied to body and base; pink medallion flanked by pink flowers on the body, on the medallion the engraved inscription: "Zum Andenken", beneath it floral ornaments; a pink ribbon accompanies the handle and the ringbase.
Provenance: 
Borchers, Dr., Source