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Miniature tankard

Maker:
Probably by George Manjoy (British, active 1685–ca. 1720)
Date:
1685–86
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
1 1/4 × 1 1/8 in. (3.2 × 2.9 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver-Miniature
Credit Line:
The Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May Collection, 1963
Accession Number:
63.53.91
Not on view
Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] w (date letter for 1690–91);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] G.M., crescent below (maker's mark)

Location of marks:
On each piece, on side near rim; mark [1] not clearly struck; only part of maker's mark visible on each.
Joseph M. and Aimee Loeb May (until 1963; to MMA)
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