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Tankard

Date:
18th century
Culture:
Northern Polish
Medium:
Silver gilt, with silver coins
Dimensions:
H. 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Lucy W. Drexel, 1889
Accession Number:
89.2.48
Not on view
Inscription: Coin in base dated 1625, inscribed: obverse, "D.G. IOH. PHIL. FRID. IOH. WIL. ETRF."
On reverse: "DUC. SAXON. IUL. CL (?). IVI. ET. MONT. LIN. ALDEN."
Medal on cover, showing circumcision, inscribed: "Deut. 10. CIRCUMCIDITE PRAEPUTIUM CORDIS." Reserve showing Baptism, inscribed: "REPISCITE ET BAPTIZAMINI. Act. 2".

Marking: W.A., maker's initials.
Lucy W. Drexel (until 1889; to MMA)
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