Shaving mug

Object Number: 
1935.17
Date: 
1879-1900
Medium: 
Porcelain
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. ( 7.9 x 11.4 x 8.9 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on reverse: "D & Co" gilded: on exterior: "Richard Weber/1878"
Description: 
Porcelain mug with molded foot; gilt rim on lip, handle, and foot; gilt wheat wreath.
Gallery Label: 
According to the donor (Richard Weber- b.1878), this mug belonged to his father Richard Weber (1847-1908) and was used in a barber shop between 119-120th Streets and Third Avenue in New York City until 1917.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Richard Weber
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group