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Tankard

Maker:
Peter Quintard (1699–1762)
Date:
1725–50
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 3/16 x 8 3/4 in. (18.3 x 22.2 cm); 36 oz. 6 dwt. (1129.1g) Lip: Diam. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm) Base: Diam. 5 5/8 in. (14.3 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Abraham Lansing, 1901
Accession Number:
01.3.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: inscribed on top: L C G [double cypher (difficult to read)]; inscribed in interlaced script on top: L T E [difficult to read]; inscribed on bottom in script: G / L C

Marking: marked on either side of handle: PQ (in rectangle)
Leendert Gansevoort (1683–1762) and his wife, Catherine De Wandelaer Gansevoort (1689–1767); to their son, Harmen Gansevoort (1712–1801); to his son, Leonard Gansevoort (1751–1810); to his daughter, Magdalena Gansevoort Ten Eyck (1777–1863); to her son, Leonard Gansevoort Ten Eyck (1801–1881); purchased at auction in March 1882 by Catherine Gansevoort (Mrs. Abraham) Lansing (1839–1918); gift to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1901.
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