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Tankard

Maker:
Ludwig Wachman (mentioned 1632)
Date:
1640–50
Culture:
Estonian, Tallinn (Reval)
Medium:
Silver-gilt
Dimensions:
Overall (confirmed): 9 1/8 x 7 3/4 x 5 3/8 in., 38.025oz. (23.2 x 19.7 x 13.7 cm, 1078g)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 2008
Accession Number:
2008.543.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 533
Inscription: Script scratch marks, on underside rim of foot: "No. 22_132 Tp: D:W: 2 [?]p 62. 1/2 30 [r?]:" (weight indication); On underside of foot: N 153

Marking: [1] W in circle (maker's mark of Ludwig Wachmann; see Rosenberg 5770);
[2] cross in shield (town mark of Reval, similar to Rosenberg 5756).

Location of marks:
On rim of base
[ Galerie J. Kugel, Paris , until 1991, sold to Wrightsman ] ; Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (1991–2008; to MMA)
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