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Mug: Society of Cincinnati

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Mug with gilt and black border, decoration of floral sprigs in black and gold; painted with the device of the Society of the Cincinnati, monogram SS [for Samuel Shaw] below; twisted strap handle.

Provenance

June 26, 1935, loaned by Joseph Warren to the MFA; 1961, transferred to Mary W. Murphy; 2004, gift of Mary W. Murphy to MFA. (Accession date: Feb 23, 2005)

Credit Line

Gift of Mary E. W. Murphy

Chinese, about 1790

Object Place

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 7.3 cm (3 3/4 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

2004.2212

Medium or Technique

Porcelain

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Ceramics, Porcelain