Decorative Arts and Design
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Copper with applied silver, glass
5 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (14 x 14 x 13.3 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on bottom of foot rim: "STERLING AND / OTHER METALS"
Engraved in cartouche on front of mug: "JM"
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lewis
Mug, copper with applied silver, glass. Copper body of mug flares from broad base to narrower rim and encloses beveled glass bottom. Mug is decorated with applied silver strap work in the Art Nouveau manner with decorative rivets. In four places the strap work curls under the body to form feet for the mug; strap handle also grows out of strap work. Monogram "JM" in cartouche on front.
CONDITION: Minor wear; shallow dent on body to proper left of handle.
American. Mug, ca. 1900. Copper with applied silver, glass, 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (14 x 14 x 13.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Jay Lewis, 86.242.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.242.2.jpg)
overall, 86.242.2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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