Art/ Collection/ Art Object


I. N., London
British, London
Silver gilt
Overall (wt. confirmed): 7 5/16 x 7 in., 40.318oz. (18.6 x 17.8 cm, 1143g)
Credit Line:
Gift of Irwin Untermyer, 1968
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Engraved: Arms supported by a lion at the left

Marking: [1] IN rose below in heart-shaped punch (unrecorded);
[2] Leopard's head crowned (London assay office mark);
[3] Lion passant (English quality mark for sterling);
[4] L (London date letter for 1668–690.

Location of marks:
[1] on tankard below lip and on flat of cover
Duke[s] of Newcastle (until 1921; sale, Christie's, London, July 7, 1921, no. 66) ; William Randolph Hearst (until 1939; sale, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, January 5–7, 1939, no. 302); Irwin Untermyer , New York (until 1968; to MMA)
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