Tankard

Description
Oversized, slightly rounded and tapered cylindrical tankard with applied molding and zigzag band at rim and cut-card anthemions above a wide base molding with central zigzag band; flat bottom. Hollow, D-section, exaggerated S-curve handle tapers to a shield-shape terminal with applied cast putto mask; semicircular vent at top underside of handle and cross-shaped vent in terminal underside. Struck once below rim to left of handle "IB" in raised serif letters in a crowned shield. Centerpunch on bottom underside.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1700 - 1710
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
silver (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 3/8 in x 8 1/2 in x 5 3/8 in; 13.6525 cm x 21.59 cm x 13.6525 cm
ID Number
DL*383467
catalog number
383467
accession number
162866
Credit Line
Bequest of Arthur Michael
subject
Beverages
Drinking
See more items in
Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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