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A mug's tale

A once-prized, once-abandoned piece of Boston history finds its way to a new home - the MFA

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By Linda Matchan
Globe Staff / March 8, 2009

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The newest acquisition at the Museum of Fine Arts - an 18th-century silver mug by Boston silversmith Andrew Tyler - did not, in the end, travel very far: from the North End, where it was made, to the Fens, where it's now ensconced. (Full article: 1616 words)

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