Tankard, Simeon Soumaine (baptized 1685–ca. 1750), Silver, American

Tankard

Maker:
Simeon Soumaine (baptized 1685–ca. 1750)
Date:
1720–40
Geography:
Made in New York, New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Overall: 7 3/8 x 9 3/16 in. (18.7 x 23.3 cm); 38 oz. 1 dwt. (1183.1 g)
Lip: Diam. 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Base: Diam. 5 15/16 in. (15.1 cm)
Classification:
Silver
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. J. Amory Haskell, in memory of Jonathan Amory Haskell, 1938
Accession Number:
38.38.3
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 774
Inscription: engraved on hinge plate at top of handle in shaded roman: H * M

Marking: marked on body to left and right of handle: SS (in square)
Mrs. Fred M. Truex (Ada Burrowes Truex), Red Bank, NJ With Robert Ensko, Inc., NYC Sold to Mrs. J. Amory Haskell, New York, April 1936 Given to Metropolitan Museum of Art in 1938