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Tankard

Maker:
Samuel Tingley (active ca. 1762–96)
Date:
ca. 1765–70
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 15/16 x 8 3/4 in. (20.2 x 22.2 cm); 48 oz. 2 dwt. (1495.7 g) Lip: Diam. 5 1/16 in. (12.9 cm) Base: Diam. 6 3/16 in. (15.7 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Misses Mary Thurston Horn and Sarah Lawrence Horn, 1935
Accession Number:
35.87
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on body in interlaced script: BCT (in shield surrounded by birght-cut border of ribbon-tied drapery swags)
engraved on underside: E / A[device]M (within horizontal scribe lines)

Marking: marked on body to left of handle: S[pellet]T (in rounded rectangle)
Benjamin and Catherine Thurston; their great-granddaughters, Mary Thurston Horn and Sarah Lawrence Horn, until 1935
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