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Tankard

Maker:
W. F., London (ca. 1765–66)
Date:
1765–66
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.5
Not on view
Inscription: (On handle): I * B, W above;
(On tip): 31st July 1757

Marking: [1] Lion passant;
[2] Leopard's head crowned;
[3] K, London date letter for 1765-66;
[4] W F, old English letters, pellet between, in rectangle (maker's mark)

Location of marks:
All marks are stamped both on base and on inside of cover.
Alphonso T. Clearwater (until 1933; to MMA)
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