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Tankard

Maker:
Hans Jacob Mair (ca. 1641–1719)
Date:
1670–75
Culture:
German, Augsburg
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Height: 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Lucy W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number:
89.2.28
Not on view
Marking: [1] pinecone (Augsburg town mark, 1670–75);
[2] JHM (monogram) (maker's mark of Hans Jacob Mair, ca. 1641–1719);
[3] crescent and B, in reserve (Prague restamp mark, 1806–7);
[4] R in rectangle (Vienna discharge mark for old silver, 1809–10).

Location of marks:
[1] on rim to left of handle;
[2] on rim to right of handle;
[3], [4] on base.
Lucy W. Drexel (until 1889; to MMA)
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