Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Miniature tankard

Maker:
George Manjoy (British, active 1685–ca. 1720)
Date:
1688/89
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
1 1/2 × 1 in. (3.8 × 2.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May Collection, 1963
Accession Number:
63.53.90
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] L (date letter for 1688–89);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] G.M., two crescents above, one below (maker's mark)

Location of marks:
[1]–[3] near upper rim of tankard
[3], [4] on inside cover
Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May (until 1963; to MMA)
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