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Mug

Maker:
John W. Forbes (1781–1864)
Date:
1820–30
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 3 1/4 x 4 1/8 in. (8.3 x 10.5 cm); 4 oz. 4 dwt. (130 g) Lip: Diam. 2 5/8 in. (6.7 cm) Base: Diam. 2 11/16 in. (6.8 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.267
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body to right of handle in interlaced script: JFB

Marking: marked on underside: I. W. FORBES. (in rectangle); [female profile in oval]; [beaver in oval]; [anchor in oval]; [star in circle]
Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, until died 1933
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