Tankard, Adrian Bancker (1703–1772), Silver, American

Tankard

Maker:
Adrian Bancker (1703–1772)
Date:
1731–50
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 6 11/16 x 7 7/8 in. (17 x 20 cm); 33 oz. 1 dwt. (1028.7 g)
Lip: Diam. 4 3/8 in. (11.1 cm)
Base: Diam. 5 3/16 in. (13.2 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Bequest of Charles Allen Munn, 1924
Accession Number:
24.109.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on handle: B / S A [B on hinge plate and SA on handle on either side of rattail]

Marking: marked to right and left of handle: A B (in oval)
Charles Allen Munn (1859-1924); bequest to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1924.