- Tankard with a raised stepped-and-domed lid topped by a cast spiral finial and plain straight tapered sides with applied moldings around rim, midbody and base. Edge of lid fits over rim of body. Cast S-curve, grooved scroll thumbpiece attaches to five-knuckle hinge with pendant drop. Hollow, D-section, S-curve handle is engraved on face "H / M*E" in shaded serif letters and has a domed oval terminal with oval attachment. Struck once on top of lid "D•P" in a curvilinear surround and on bottom underside below centerpoint "D•PARKER" in a rounded-corner rectangle, both with raised serif letters.
- Maker is Daniel Parker (1726-1785) of Boston, MA. Parker was a member of the Sons of Liberty along with fellow silversmith Paul Revere, Jr.
- Currently not on view
- Object Name
- date made
- ca 1760
- Parker, Daniel
- place made
- United States: Massachusetts, Boston
- Physical Description
- silver (overall material)
- overall: 8 3/4 in x 7 in x 5 3/8 in; 22.225 cm x 17.78 cm x 13.6525 cm
- ID Number
- catalog number
- accession number
- Credit Line
- Estate of Arthur Michael
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- Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
- Domestic Furnishings
- Data Source
- National Museum of American History
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