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Tankard

Maker:
Probably by Henry Greenway (active 1648–65)
Date:
1661–62
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Height: 8 in. (20.3 cm); Diameter of base: 6 5/8 in. (16.8 cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1970
Accession Number:
1970.131.7
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved around rim of cover: The Gift of Mrs. Willmot to the parish of Lamborn Late wife of Sr. William Willmot Esqr Church Worns [i.e., wardens] Richard Bery: Will Runnaker 1701

Marking: [1] Lion passant guardant (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[3] D (London date letter, 1661–62);
[4] HG, three pellets above, a mullet between two pellets below, in a shield (probably maker's mark of Henry Greenway).

Location of marks:
All on cover and on body below rim
Irwin Untermyer , New York (until 1970; to MMA)
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