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Pint Mug

Decorative Arts

DATES 1760-1782
DIMENSIONS 5 1/8 x 5 3/4 x 3 7/8 in. (13 x 14.6 x 9.8 cm)
MARKINGS Impressed on inside bottom, partially obscured by pitted marks: "B"
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Designated Purchase Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pewter pint mug, tulip-shaped body (bulbous at bottom, tapers inward then flares back out at top) with banded lip raised on round, slightly stepped foot. Thin molded band runs around body above bulge. Attached cast S-shaped handle (soldered on) with short tail end; handle tapers toward end and terminates in round end. CONDITION: Fair; all-over scratches, small dents, and pit marks; dark discolored spots or corrosion, especially around lip and underside of foot.
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