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Peg Tankard

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The tankard rests on three ball feet molded as pomegranates with leaves extending above to the smooth side of the tankard. The vessel has a flat base, straight sides and a slightly domed cover that is attached the handle with a large knuckle hinge and thumbpiece composed of two intertwined...

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Marks

On cover and on underside of base, maker's mark IT in a shaped shield (Jackson, 1921, p. 289; rev. ed. 1989, p. 462); York town mark; date letter R

Provenance

Anonymous Gift to the MFA in Memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833–1914). (Accession Date: March 2, 1933)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour (1833-1914)

English, 1673–74

Object Place

York, England

Dimensions

H. 20.6 cm (8 1/8 in.); W. 20.9 cm (8 1/4 in.); Diameter (of base) 13.9 cm (5 1/2 in.); Weight 995.1 cm (5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

33.71

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver