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Tankard

Maker:
Philip Syng Jr. (1703–1789)
Date:
1730–50
Geography:
Made in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 1/16 x 8 1/8 in. (17.9 x 20.6 cm); 34 oz. 4 dwt. (1063.1 g) Lip: Diam. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm) Base: Diam. 5 7/8 in. (14.9 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number:
24.109.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 704
Inscription: engraved on handle in shaded roman: G / S * E
engraved on underside: oz d(superscript "wt") g(superscript "r") / 34 17 12

Marking: marked three times on body to left of handle: PS (in heart-shaped surround)
Charles Allen Munn (1859–1924), New York, New York; bequest to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1924.
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