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Tankard

Date:
19th century
Culture:
possibly German
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Height: 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917
Accession Number:
17.190.2044
Not on view
Inscription: Edge of lid: LEONHART SCHOSPEGKH BARBARA SEIN HAUSFRAV; inside lid: B S; on shield: L S S.

Marking: [1] CH within shield (maker's mark);
[2] small standing swan in oval (mark for silver imported into France from countries without customs conventions, 1893–present).

There is an anvil mark on the back of both marks

Location of marks:
[1] at rim
[2] on tankard at lip near handle; on lid on insetting rim, near handle; on wand of finial figure.
J. Pierpont Morgan (until 1917; to MMA)
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