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Tankard

Maker:
Jacob Boelen (ca. 1657–1729)
Date:
ca. 1700–1720
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (17.1 x 21 cm); 28 oz. 5 dwt. (879 g) Lip: Diam. 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm) Base: Diam. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.512
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on handle in shaded roman: D * B / E
Inset in cover: coin stamped on obverse: GVLIELMVS [pellet] III DEI GRA[pellet] (encircling profile bust)
coin stamped on reverse: 1696 [pellet] MAG BR[pellet] FRA ET[pellet] HIB REX[pellet] (encircling 5 shields with armorials)

Marking: marked on body to left of handle, on cover, and on underside: I(with cross bar) B [with three pellets above] (in shaped surround)
Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, until died 1933
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