Lot 564    

Boston Coin Silver Presentation Mug,
2007 SpringAmericana:Fine&DecorativeArts, June23
mid-19th century, having an applied handle and chased and repoussé vine-and-grape leaf scrolling decoration forming a cartouche with the bright-cut inscription, D. Fairfax Bush/from Donald McNeil Fairfax/1863. Struck on the cup bottom, Bigelow Bros. & Kennard/Pure Coin, most likely the retailer, and with the maker's mark, V.I.& B./Boston; 4" high, 6.3 ozt (196 g).

V.L. & B. was the mark for Vincent LaForme & Bros., Boston makers of "pure coin silver" hollowware. See Ensko, American Silversmiths and Their Marks, pp 243.

Donald McNeil Fairfax (1818-1894), the grandfather who presented this cup to his grandchild, was an officer in the United States Navy during the American Civil War.
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