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Covered mug

Object Number: 
INV.14055
Date: 
ca. 1890
Medium: 
Silver plate
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 4 5/8 x 3 1/4 in. ( 9.8 x 11.7 x 8.3 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: center front: "W H L" in script stamped: on base: "5854/ TIFFANY & Co/ MAKERS/ SILVER-SOLDERED/ 50/ H"
Description: 
Cast and seamed electroplated covered mug; cylindrical body with an applied, reeded rim; seated on a circular foot with a stamped acanthus leaf band; hinged, flat, circular lid with a knob finial applied in the center; plain loop handle; semi-circular strainer applied inside the mug; engraved, "W H L" in the center of the body; makers' marks on the base.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Gerard Post Herrick
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group