Mug (Christening Cup)
3 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 3 in. (8.9 x 11.4 x 7.6 cm) (show scale)
Stamped on bottom: "TIFFANY & Co / 5470 MAKERS 2706 / STERLING SILVER / 925-1000 / M"; scratched "ahc" and "9/05"
Engraved at top of mug, on side opposite handle, in script: "Thomas Wilson"
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Gift of Helen Wilson
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Tiffany & Company (American, founded 1853). Mug (Christening Cup), ca. 1907. Silver, 3 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 3 in. (8.9 x 11.4 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Helen Wilson, 88.65.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 88.65.6.jpg)
overall, 88.65.6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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Mug (christening cup); silver. Cylindrical shape with short, molded foot band and reeded rim; C-shaped handle with tufted decoration; frieze band around central portion of body comprises children's 4th of July parade and includes pony cart decked with flowers and children with flags and musical instruments. Engraved in script on front, above frieze: "Thomas Wilson." Gilt interior.
CONDITION: Normal wear and scratches, especially to interior. worn in bottom and around rim.
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