Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Child's tankard

Date:
1646/47
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
H. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
68.141.196
Not on view
Inscription: Initials SP with eight-pointed star above and a star between and to each side of the initials (pricked on handle)

Marking: [1] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[2] Lion passant (London assay office mark);
[3] J in pointed shield (date letter for 1646-47);
[4] Bird with branch in its mouth (unidentified maker's mark)

Location of marks:
[1]-[4] on base and on undecorated center of lid
Irwin Untermyer (until 1968; to MMA)
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