Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Tankard

Maker:
Richard Gurney (entered 1727 (partner with Thomas Cooke II)–1773) (ent. 1734)
Maker:
Thomas Cooke II (entered 1727 (partner with Richard Gurney)–1773) (ent. 1734)
Date:
1733–34
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height: 7 1/8 in. (18.1 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.33
Not on view
Inscription: On handle: B / F * R

On base, engraved in script: Francis Bellinger at the Tun and Cart in Thames Street London 1733

Marking: [1] lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[3] S (London date letter for 1733–34);
[4] T C, R G, in reserve (maker's mark for Richard Gurney and Thomas Cooke II partnership)

Location of marks:
[1]–[4] inside cover and on body below lip to right of handle;
[1] on handle near base
Alphonso T. Clearwater (until 1933; to MMA)
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