On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
3 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 2 7/8 in. (8.9 x 10.7 x 7.3 cm) (show scale)
Gift of Mrs. John H. Livingston
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Tiffany & Company (American, founded 1853). Mug, ca. 1905. Silver, 3 1/2 x 4 1/4 x 2 7/8 in. (8.9 x 10.7 x 7.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mrs. John H. Livingston, 1996.37.4. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 1996.37.4_1996.37.5_1996.37.6_bw.jpg)
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A cylindrical child’s mug terminating in a round foot, the central band decorated throughout with a parade motif in low relief, depicting horse drawn carriages and festive revelers waving American flags. The polished bands on the top and bottom inscribed in cursive: “John Holyoke Livingston Jr.” above and “December 25th 1905” below. Incised lines around rim, the scalloped handle decorated either side with an incised band.
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