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Mug (USA), 1879

This is a Mug. It was made by Dominick and Haff, New York. It is dated 1879 and we acquired it in 1957. Its medium is silver. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

  • Teapot, 1888
  • cast, chased, repoussé silver, ivory.
  • Gift of Mrs. Norris W. Harkness.
  • 1980-20-2

Our curators have highlighted 4 objects that are related to this one. Here are three of them, selected at random:

  • Waste Bowl, 1888
  • cast, chased, repoussé silver.
  • Gift of Mrs. Norris W. Harkness.
  • 1980-20-6
  • Coffee Pot, 1888
  • cast, chased, repoussé silver, ivory.
  • Gift of Mrs. Norris W. Harkness.
  • 1980-20-3

Its dimensions are

8.6 x 12.3 x 8.4 cm (3 3/8 x 4 13/16 x 3 5/16 in. )

It has the following markings

Stamped on bottom: "D&H" in rectangle, a circle and "1879" in lozenge-the trademark of Dominick and Haff, and "STERLING."

It is inscribed

Engraved in central medallion with a Gothic style "R"

Cite this object as

Mug (USA), 1879; Made by Dominick and Haff, New York ; silver; 8.6 x 12.3 x 8.4 cm (3 3/8 x 4 13/16 x 3 5/16 in. ); 1957-36-9

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