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Tankard

Maker:
Christoffer Mansfeld II (1685–1740, master 1715)
Date:
1700–1735
Culture:
Estonian, Reval
Medium:
Silver, parcel gilt
Dimensions:
8 5/16 x 8 1/2 x 6 3/16 in. (21.1 x 21.6 x 15.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Lucy W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number:
89.2.30
Not on view
Inscription: (engraved on band above arms): P.V.G. C.V.D (script);
(on gilt band around rim): Souvenir da la reconnaissance / 23 Youin 1830 (script, faintly pricked);
(on inside of base): Joseph Juger (?) (very faint, in relief)

Marking: [1] town mark of Reval, Estonia, in use in the eighteenth century. See Annelore Leistikow, Baltisches Silber, Lüneberg, 1996, p. 291.
[2] CMF in shield, maker's mark of Christoffer II Mansfeld, 1685-1740, master in 1715.
[3] E T in rectangle (Paris mark for gold and silver imported from countries without customs conventions, in use 1845 on)

Location of marks:
[1]-[2] On the underside of the base.
[3] on rim of cover and below rim of body.
Lucy W. Drexel (until 1889; to MMA)
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