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Mug with straight tapering sides, molded rim with applied molding below, and quite wide baseband; hollow scroll handle with flat outer surface, slight grip on shoulder, pointed tip and small vent hole, disc on body tangent to baseband for lower joining. Large added spout has been removed.

Inscription

Engraved I/SR on bottom; the S and I perhaps over earlier initials.

Marks

Buhler mark d at left of handle and on center bottom.

Provenance

Early history of ownership unknown; given to the Museum in 1921 by the donors..

Credit Line

Charles T. and Susan P. Baker by bequest of the latter

1705–15

Object Place

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 59

Dimensions

Overall (h x dia. of base): 10.6 x 9.5 cm (4 3/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.1256

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware