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Cup

Object Number: 
1950.168
Date: 
1884
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 7/8 x 2 3/4 x 4 1/4 in. ( 9.8 x 7 x 10.8 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on base: lion passant in a chamfered rectangle, anchor in a rectangle, "G" in gothic script in a rectangle above "STERLING/ 2805/ J" engraved: center front: "Dudley Davis/ from/ E. F. B./ xmas 1884"
Description: 
Seamed silver mug; cylindrical body with an applied, reeded rim and an applied band with two rows of holly around the base; center front "Dudley Davis/ from/ E. F. B./ xmas 1884" in script; cast loop handle, reeded grip with a scrolled shield and scallop motifs; maker's marks on the base.
Gallery Label: 
This mug was given to the donor by Ella Frances Baker, sister of the donor's mother, on the occasion of his first Christmas.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. Dudley Davis in memory of his mother, Marie Antoinette Baker Davis
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group