Tankard

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    John Bayly Jr. (Probable maker)

    John Bayly Sr. (Possible maker)

  • Place of Origin:

    Pennsylvania or Delaware, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1783-1790

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Wrought, Molded, Cast, Engraved

  • Museum Object Number:

    1985.0003


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1985.0003

Object Name

Tankard

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of St. Georges Presbyterian Church

Creator (Role)

John Bayly Jr. (Probable maker)
1752-3/1806

John Bayly Sr. (Possible maker)
1725-October 1789

Place of Origin

Pennsylvania or Delaware, Mid-Atlantic, United States, North America

Origin Notes

Possibly Philadelphia or by John Bayly Jr. in Delaware.

Date

1783-1790

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Body, left of handle; "IB" stamped in a rounded rectangle
2. Mark; Body, left of handle; "IB" stamped in a rounded rectangle
3. Mark; Underside; "I·BAYLY" stamped in a rounded rectangle
4. Inscription; Handle, upper surface; "D / I*E" engraved
5. Inscription; Underside; "oz / 32-11\pwt/" engraved

Subjects

Religion associated

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Wrought, Molded, Cast, Engraved

Dimensions (inches)

7.362 (H) , 7.402 (L) , 5.394 (W) , 35.027 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

18.7 (H) , 18.8 (L) , 13.7 (W) , 993 (Weight)

Measurement Notes

Weight inscribed on underside: 32 ounces 11 pennyweight troy. Weight recorded in Quimby 986.5 grams (31 oz. 14 dwt. 9 gr. troy).

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Quimby, Ian M. G. 1995 American Silver at Winterthur.
Published: pp. 334-335, no. 319
[Article] Fennimore, Donald L. 05//1986 A John Bayly Tankard and Cann. Silver. 19 (3)
Published: pp. 18-19.
[Book] Garvan, Beatrice B. & Barquist, David L. 2018 American Silver in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. 1.
Biography pp.134-144.