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Jug, Covered


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).




Silver, ivory


5.5 H x 4 W x 2.25 D inches

Object ID

xx.5.10; 1987.133.153

Resource ID


Credit Line

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

Digital Publisher

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