2007.0018 Tankard
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Tankard

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    John Allen (Maker)

    John Edwards (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1696-1702

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    wrought, cast

  • Museum Object Number:

    2007.0018


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Object Number

2007.0018

Object Name

Tankard

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Greta B. Layton in honor of Foster Macfarland Bartovics and Alexander Macfarland Layton

Creator (Role)

John Allen (Maker)
1671/1672-1760

John Edwards (Maker)
about 1671-1746

Place of Origin

Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, New England, United States, North America

Date

1696-1702

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Lid, exterior, near thumbpiece; "IA" stamped in quatrefoil
2. Mark; Body, exterior, left of handle; "IA" stamped in quatrefoil
3. Mark; Lid, exterior, near thumbpiece; "IE" stamped in quatrefoil
4. Mark; Body, exterior, left of handle; "IE" stamped in quatrefoil, effaced
5. Inscription; Handle exterior, below hinge; "TF[?]" inscribed lightly, effaced
6. Inscription; Body underside; "51 [7?]" and "56" inscribed

Materials

Silver

Techniques

wrought, cast

Dimensions (inches)

8.543 (H) , 9.567 (L) , 6.26 (W) , 42.7873 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

21.7 (H) , 24.3 (L) , 15.9 (W) , 1213 (Weight)

Measurement Notes

Weight given in Troy ounces (42 oz. 16 dwt. Troy)

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Belden, Louise C. 1980 Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection. 506 p.
An illustrated glossary of spoon terms, pp. 467-488
[Book] Belden, Louise C. 1980 Marks of American Silversmiths in the Ineson-Bissell Collection. 506 p.
Example marks, brief background information, sources, p. 151-152