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Tankard

Maker:
Gorham Manufacturing Company (American, 1831–present)
Date:
1898
Geography:
Made in Providence, Rhode Island, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver and ivory
Dimensions:
14 1/2 in. × 9 in. × 6 3/8 in. (36.8 × 22.9 × 16.2 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Purchase, Ambassador and Mrs. W. L. Lyons Brown Gift, 2014
Accession Number:
2014.70
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 706
Inscription: Engraved on underside in interlaced script: GP

Marking: marked on underside: [lion] in shaped surround; [anchor] in rectangular surround; G in Gothic script within shaped surround / STERLING/ 7857 in rectangular surround/ PINT / 2 1/4

marked on underside of interior sleeve: STERLING
With Christie's, New York, in January 17, 1992 sale, lot 44; S. J. Shrubsole, New York.
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