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Tankard

Maker:
John Coney (1655/56–1722)
Date:
ca. 1685
Geography:
Made in Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 15/16 x 8 1/2 in. (17.6 x 21.6 cm); 29 oz. 17 dwt. (928.4 g) Base: Diam. 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm) Lip: Diam. 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Justine P. Trowbridge and Carolyn P. Pruyn, 1986
Accession Number:
1986.452
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 750
Inscription: engraved on body: [coat of arms and crest of the Eyre family]
engraved on underside in shaded roman: E / I : K
lightly scratched on underside: 9 / 7 / 3

Marking: marked on top of cover and on either side of handle: I [pellet] C / [fleur de lis] (in shaped surround)
marked twice on underside: I [pellet] C / [fleur de lis] (in shaped surround) [one mark appears to be double struck]
John and Katherine (Brattle) Eyre; by descent to? John Erving and Cornelia Patterson van Rensselaer Erving Pruyn; John V. L. Pruyn and Cornelia van Rensselaer Erving Pruyn; Erving Pruyn and Caroline Prentice Pruyn; Justine Pruyn Trowbridge and Carolyn P. Pruyn; gift to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1986
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