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Tankard

Maker:
Christian Friedrich (1691–1769)
Date:
mid-18th century
Culture:
German (Freystadt)
Medium:
Pewter
Dimensions:
H. 9 in. (22.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Pewter
Credit Line:
Gift of John Stemme, 1910
Accession Number:
10.80.5
Not on view
Inscription: [in center of cover, incised]: M • E • K~ / .17.5.8 ~; [around inner circle]: BIBI BENE MULTIS ANNIS ("I have drunk well this many a year")

Marking: [inside cover, impressed]: [1] town mark: Freystadt, Silesia; [2] flowers springing from ground, C F at either side, in oval (maker's mark)
John Stemme (until 1910; to MMA)
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