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Tankard (one of a pair)

Maker:
John Le Chartier (active 1698–1731)
Date:
1699–1700
Culture:
British, London
Medium:
Silver gilt
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 3/8in. (23.8cm)
Classification:
Metalwork-Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Douglas Dillon, 1983
Accession Number:
1983.252.2
Not on view
The arms, supporters, coronet, and motto are those of John Holles, Duke of Newcastle.
Inscription: .2) A D and C D; No. 6

Marking: [1] Britannia;
[2] Lion's head erased;
[3] Gothic d in pointed shield, date mark for London, 1699-1700;
[4] CH fleur-de-lis above (partial strike) (maker's mark)

Location of mark:
On body near lip to right of handle
Douglas Dillon (until 1983; to MMA)
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