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Tankard

Maker:
Thomas Hamersley (1727–1781)
Date:
ca. 1763
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 1/2 x 8 9/16 in. (19.1 x 21.7 cm); 40 oz. 2 dwt. (1247.6 g) Lip: Diam. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm) Base: Diam. 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Isaac Gibson Jaffray, in memory of her husband, 1898
Accession Number:
98.1.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 750
Inscription: engraved on top in interlaced shaded script: SPB
engraved on body: [centrally engraved coat of arms and crest of Broome within asymetrical carouche of flowers, foliage and scrolls.]

Marking: marked twice on underside in script: T H (in rounded rectangle)
Samuel (1734–1810) and Phebe Platt Broome (1739–1814); Isaac Gibson Jaffray (ca. 1859–1898); Evelyn A. Jaffray; gift to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1898.
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