Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Tankard (one of a pair)

John Le Chartier (active 1698–1731)
British, London
Silver gilt
Height: 9 3/8 in. (23.8 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Douglas Dillon, 1983
Accession Number:
Not on view
The arms, supporters, coronet, and motto are those of John Holles, Duke of Newcastle.
Inscription: A D and C D; No. 6

Marking: [1] Britannia (English quality mark for sterling);
[2] Lion's head erased (English quality mark for sterling);
[3] Gothic d in pointed shield (London date letter for 1699–1700);
[4] CH fleur-de-lis above (partial strike) (maker's mark).

Location of mark:
On body near lip to right of handle
Douglas Dillon (until 1983; to MMA)
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