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Tankard

Maker:
John Hastier (1691–1771)
Date:
1740–50
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 5/8 x 7 5/16 in. (16.8 x 18.6 cm); 27 oz. 8 dwt. (852.9 g) Lip: Diam. 4 1/8 in. (10.5 cm) Base: Diam. 4 15/16 in. (12.5 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Annie Clarkson, 1927
Accession Number:
27.85.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on cover in interlaced script reverse cipher: AWA
engraved on body in interlaced script reverse cipher: AWA (below a coronet)
scratched on underside: 28 1/2

Marking: marked twice on underside: IH / [trefoil] (in heart-shaped surround)
David Clarkson Jr. (1726–1782); through family decent; his great-great-great-granddaughter, Annie Clarkson (1856–1929); gift to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1927.
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