Mug

Edward Fernell, English, active 1769 - 1796

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1783

Silver

Base: 4 1/4 in. (10.8 cm)

Overall: 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Frank W. Molloy, Class of 1968, in memory of John Sloan Dickey

M.991.16

Geography/Culture

Europe, Great Britain

Period

1600-1800

Object Name

Tools and Equipment: Food Service

Classification

Decorative Arts

Not on view

Inscription

Marked on base: E F [in rectangle, pellet between]; h [in rectangle]; [Lion Passant]; [Leopard's Head]; Engraved on side opposite handle: [arms of William Legge, Second Earl of Dartmouth, which includes the inscription "GAUDET TENTAMINE VIRTUS"]

Exhibition History

From Titian to Sargent: Dartmouth Alumni and Friends Collect, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 12-November 1, 1987, no. 20.

Publication History

Sotheby's, Important English Silver, London, England, May 23-30, 1985, no. 113, ill. 113.

Hood Museum of Art, From Titian to Sargent: Dartmouth Alumni and Friends Collect, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1987, no. 20, ill. 20.

Provenance

Purchased from Sotheby's London, 5/30/1985 by Frank W. Molloy. Donated 4/30/1991

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