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Tankard

Maker:
Cary Dunn (active ca. 1765–96)
Date:
ca. 1770
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 7/16 x 7 7/8 in. (18.9 x 20 cm); 34 oz. 8 dwt. (1070.2 g) Lip: Diam. 4 5/16 in. (11 cm) Base: Diam. 5 9/16 in. (14.1 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Marie L. Tillotson, 1913
Accession Number:
13.197.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
Inscription: engraved on cover in interlaced script: RLM (within crossed branches)
engraved on body: [bright-cut, ribbon-tied garland with oval medallion enclosing crest of a goat(?)]; below on a banner: VIRTUS. / ET. NATALE. / MEUM.
Lightly scratched on underside: 35 = 7

Marking: marked on underside: C[pellet] DUNN [the UNN are small caps] (in rectangle); N[pellet]York (in rectangle)
According to family history, General Robert Montgomery (1736–1775), Rhinebeck, New York; by descent to Maria Livingston Tillotson (1828–1911), New York, New York; given to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1913.
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