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Tankard

Jacobus Vander Spiegel (baptized 1668–1708)

Date:
1695–1700
Geography:
Mid-Atlantic, New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 1/4 x 8 1/4 in. (18.4 x 21 cm); 28 oz. 18 dwt. (899.4 g) Lip: Diam. 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm) Base: Diam. 5 9/16 in. (14.1 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1938
Accession Number:
38.83
  • Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings

    Inscription: engraved on cover in interlaced script: MHR (reverse cipher)
    engraved on handle: G / I * M
    engraved on body: lion passant withing foliate surround. [arms- as yet unidentified]

    Marking: marked on body to left of handle and on rim of cover: S / I V (in trefoil)

  • Provenance

    Maria (Van Huysen) and Robert Harris; Maria (Van Huysen Harris) and John Gorne; their daughter Maria Gorne (?1706-?1787) who married Samuel Ten Eyck (1704-1792); their son Thomas Ten Eyck (1742-1808) who married Susannah Barr Stewart (b. 1757); their daughter Maria Susannah Ten Eyck (1789-1850) who married Col. John Pine Decatur (1786-1832); their daughter Anna Pine Decatur (1812-1896) who married William H. Parsons (1813-1867); their son William Decatur Parsons (b. 1855); sold to Francis P. (1875-1937) and Mabel Brady Garvan (b. 1886), 1922; gift to the Gallery of Fine Arts, Yale University, 1930; sold to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1938.

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