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Salmagundi Club Library mug

Object Name: Mug
Date: 1914
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Medium: Unglazed, hand-painted Belleek porcelain
Dimensions: Overall: 6 1/4 × 6 1/8 × 4 3/4 in. (15.9 × 15.6 × 12.1 cm)
Description: Tall, circular, porcelain mug with wide flat bottom, inward sloping body, and narrow circular opening, with slightly everted lip; porcelain handle applied at center back of body. Mug made of cream-colored, Lenox, Belleek porcelain, a translucent clay that emulated delicate Irish Belleek porcelain and bone china. Body painted with maritime scene depicting numerous sailing vessels congregated in harbor.
Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Christine Isabelle Oaklander in memory of Mary Alice MacKay, longtime New-York Historical Society registrar
Object Number: 2018.32
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Marks: Underside painted: "SALMAGUNDI LIBRARY MUG / 1914 / NO. 11" and stamped with script "L" [in circle] with artists palette; and "BELLEEK."