Tankard

Description
Tankard with a raised stepped-and-domed lid topped by a cast spiral finial and straight tapered sides with an applied flared and reeded rim, triple-bead midband, and tall flared base. Cast S-curve scroll thumbpiece with anthemion on reverse attaches to five-knuckle hinge with pendant drop. Hollow, D-section, S-curve handle has a curved heart terminal with circular attachment. Struck once on rim exterior to left of handle "•REVERE" in raised serif letters in a rectangle. Bottom underside incised "T / I*S / 1764" and "26 15". No centerpoint.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tankard
date made
1760-1770
maker
Revere, Paul
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 1/4 in x 7 5/8 in x 5 in; 23.495 cm x 19.3675 cm x 12.7 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
ID Number
DL*383565
catalog number
383565
accession number
162866
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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