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Tankard

Maker:
Mounts by Andreas Meyer (active ca. 1608–47 in Köningsberg)
Date:
mounts ca. 1608–47, amber 19th century
Culture:
German, Königsberg
Medium:
Amber, silver-gilt mounts
Dimensions:
8 1/4 × 4 7/8 in. (21 × 12.4 cm)
Classification:
Natural Substances
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.545
Not on view
See 17.190.548 for a similar amber tankard.
Marking: Struck on mount of base: M-shape surmounted by double armed cross within a quatrefoil [mount maker's mark]
J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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