Artist Jacob Hurd, American, 1702 or 1703 - 1758
Title
  • Mug
Date between 1740 and 1750
Medium silver
Dimensions Overall: 5 × 4 7/8 × 3 3/8 inches (12.7 × 12.4 × 8.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Gibbs-Williams Fund
Accession Number 37.143
Department American Art before 1950
On View American, Level 2 (see map)
Marks Maker's mark stamped, to the left of the handle: HURD
Stamped, underneath, Roman letters in a cartouche: JACOB HURD
Inscriptions Engraved, on front: [the Pierce coat of arms] DEUS MIHI SOL
April 2-3, 1937, Herbert Lawton Collection, public sale, Anderson Galleries, Inc. (New York, New York, USA).
Robert Ensko, Inc.
1937-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)