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Tankard

Maker:
Cornelius Kierstede (1674–ca. 1757)
Date:
1700–1720
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 1/4 x 8 1/2 in. (18.4 x 21.6 cm); 34 oz. 14 dwt. (1079.2 g) Lip: Diam. 5 in. (12.7 cm) Base: Diam. 5 9/16 in. (5 9/16 in.)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Edward L. Clarkson, 1928
Accession Number:
29.139
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 712
Inscription: engraved on front of body: [crest of eagle with wings spread] / 1838. / Levinus Clarkson Jun[superscript r over period] / From his affectionate Aunt & Uncle Augustus V. Van Horne.
engraved on lid in elaborately shaded roman: W / G S

Marking: marked on cover near thumbpiece: C K (in rectangle)
Edward L. Clarkson, until died 1929
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