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Mug, Shaving

Description

Silver hot water pitcher to be used while shaving. Repoussé floral-and-bird motif covers the entire surface of the mug. Given to Jérôme-Napoléon Bonaparte (1805-1870) by his mother, Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte (1785-1879). Monogrammed with initials "JNB." Made in Baltimore, Maryland by Samuel Kirk & Son.

Date

1857

Materials

Silver

Resource ID

8134

Notes

Engraved with "Jerome from his Mother, Jan. 1, 1857" on bottom

Credit Line

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.