Tankard

Tankard

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Description
Double dome lid, straight tapered tankard with projecting crenate lip, chair-back thumbpiece and plain body with applied molded rim and base; quart size. Hollow, D-section, S-curve handle with tongue-and-pip below the three-knuckle hinge tapers to a hooded ball terminal; no strut. Circular "I.W." touchmark of John Will at center of incised circle inside bottom.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tankard
date made
1752 - 1774
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
pewter (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 1/8 in x 7 5/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 18.0975 cm x 19.3675 cm x 12.3825 cm
ID Number
1986.0027.15
catalog number
1986.0027.15
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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