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Jug, Covered

Description

These related covered jugs were gifts received by Jerome Napoleon Bonaparte (1805-1870) during the 1856-1857 holiday season from his wife and mother. The bird-and-floral example bears a Dec. 25, 1856 date with an inscription from Susan Bonaparte (1812-1881) and the hunt-scene example bears a Jan. 1, 1857 date with an inscription from Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte(1785-1879).

Date

1856-1857

Materials

Silver, ivory

Dimensions

5.5 H x 4 W x 2.25 D inches

Object ID

xx.5.10; 1987.133.153

Resource ID

8125

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles J. Bonaparte.; Gift of Mr. & Mrs. John J. Neubauer, Jr

Digital Publisher

Digital resource provided by the Maryland Center for History and Culture

Rights

This digital image is made available here for private study, scholarship, and research. Commercial and other uses are prohibited without the permission of the Maryland Center for History and Culture. For more information, visit the MCHC’s Reproductions and Permissions web page.