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Tankard

Maker:
John Brevoort (1715–1775)
Date:
1740–65
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 1/2 x 9 9/16 in. (19.1 x 24.3 cm); 37 oz. 11 dwt. (1168.5 g) Base: Diam. 5 3/4 in. (14.6 cm) Lip: Diam. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Alphonso T. Clearwater, 1933
Accession Number:
33.120.513
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on underside in shaded roman: R / P [device] I
engraved on cover: [arms on shield surmounted by crest and banner with motto below] Motto on banner: OTIUM EX LABORE (open roman)

Marking: marked to right and left of handle: IBV (in rounded rectangle)
Phoenix Remsen; Alphonso T. Clearwater, Kingston, New York, until died 1933
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