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The raised baluster mug has a slightly flared rim and rests on a cast, molded foot. The ear-shaped handle, cast in two vertical halves, has a scrolled terminus.

Inscription

ARMORIALS: engraved on front, an unidentified coat of arms (a lion rampant, impaling, three tuns) impaling those of Orleton, or possibly Athull, Brickman, or Crowner.

Marks

On underside, maker's mark partially obliterated, probably IG, (similar to Grimwade 1323).

Provenance

The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection, given in his memory by Katherine Ames Spalding and Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, Hobart Ames Spalding. (Accession Date: April 16, 1942)

Credit Line

The Philip Leffingwell Spalding Collection—Given in his memory by Katharine Ames Spalding and Philip Spalding, Oakes Ames Spalding, and Hobart Ames Spalding

Cann

English (London), about 1740

Object Place

England

Dimensions

Overall Height (with hand): 9.6 cm (3 3/4 in.); Weight: 206.9 gm (6 oz 13 dwt)

Accession Number

42.218

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver