Tankard

Tankard

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Description
Double dome lid, straight tapered tankard with scroll thumbpiece, low fillet and applied molded rim and base; pint size. Hollow, D-section, S-curve handle with single large drop below the three-knuckle hinge tapers to a fishtail terminal; no strut. Faint touchmark of what appears to be the raised serif letters "WC" inside bottom.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tankard
date made
1720 - 1760
place made
United States: New York, New York City
United Kingdom: England
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 5 1/2 in x 5 1/2 in x 4 in; 13.97 cm x 13.97 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
1986.0027.46
catalog number
1986.0027.46
accession number
1986.0027
Credit Line
Bequest of Dr. Joseph H. Kler
subject
Beverages
Drinking
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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