Mug with Lid (William McKinley)

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1896

Dimensions: Overall: 5 x 4 x 3 3/8 in. (12.7 x 10.2 x 8.6 cm) Height of mug only: 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 40.175a-b

Catalogue Description:
Colorless pressed glass mug (a) with lid (b). Cylindrical mug has three roundels surrounding body: center roundel with three-quarters portrait bust of William McKinley, flanked by identical roundels with geometric and foliate designs. Diamond-shaped registers with geometric patterned design in between roundels. Background of two decorative roundels and non-decorated surfaces of mug are textured. Opposing McKinley roundel is C-shaped handle with fluted collars. Rim angles outward and is fluted on exterior surface. Dome shaped lid with fluted cylindrical finial sits inside mug's rim; molded on interior are foliate and geometric patterns that echo decorations on mug. CONDITION: Good; tiny chips around bottom edge of lid.

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