1964.0679 Tankard
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Tankard

  • Category:

    Metals

  • Creator (Role):

    Jeremiah Dummer (Maker)

  • Place of Origin:

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

  • Date:

    1675-1676

  • Materials:

    Silver

  • Techniques:

    Wrought, Molded, Engraved, Cast

  • Museum Object Number:

    1964.0679


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Object Number

1964.0679

Object Name

Tankard

Category

Metals

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Creator (Role)

Jeremiah Dummer (Maker)
9/14/1645-5/25/1718
See extensive biographical details and list of surviving objects in Patricia Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers, New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1998, 385-397.

Place of Origin

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

Date

1675-1676

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Mark; Lid, upper surface; "I·D / " stamped in a heart shape
2. Mark; Body, right of handle; "I·D / " stamped in a heart shape
3. Inscription; Handle, upper surface; "R*R / to / C C" engraved

Materials

Silver

Techniques

Wrought, Molded, Engraved, Cast

Dimensions (inches)

6.22 (H) , 7.402 (L) , 5.039 (W) , 26.9493 (Weight)

Dimensions (centimeters)

15.8 (H) , 18.8 (L) , 12.8 (W) , 764 (Weight)

Object Description

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Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Quimby, Ian M. G. 1995 American Silver at Winterthur.
Published: p. 86, no. 43
[Book] Fairbanks, Jonathan L. & Trent, Robert F. 1982 New England Begins: The Seventeenth Century. II. 100-360.
Published: v.2, p.269, cat. no. 259
[Book] Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. 1911 American Church Silver of the 17th and 18th Centuries.
Published: no. 369 or 369.
[Book] Jones, Alfred E. 1913 The Old Silver of American Churches. 1-2.
Published: vol. 1, pp. 119-25, plate 48