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Tankard

Maker:
John Harryson (ca. 1570–1586)
Date:
1585/86
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
H. 7 3/4 in. (19.7 cm.)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.113
Not on view
Inscription: (pricked on underside) C S;
(in finer pricking on underside) C (twice, once over part of above C)

Marking: [1] Leopard's head (London assay office mark);
[2] Lion passant (London assay office mark);
[3] H in pointed shield (date letter for 1585–86)
[4] IH, two pellets above, a cross below, in shaped shield (maker's mark for John Harryson);
[5] scored over, erased, therefore indecipherable

Location of marks:
[1]-[4] on underside of base and on dome of lid near finial.
[ S. J. Phillips Ltd. ; to Irwin Untermyer, June 21,1958 ] ; Irwin Untermyer (1958–68; to MMA)
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