Covered tankard

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Object Name: 
Covered tankard
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
65.3.104
Dimensions: 
H: 7 3/4", D (top): 4"
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1679
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Colorless (greenish) non-lead glass; blown, trailed, enameled, gilt. Straight-sided, cylindrical form, curved inward at the rim; white and black enameled decoration, formal white bands on either side of a gilt band below the rim; trailed slender thread with white dots; figure of a woman, holding one child in her arms, two at her feet, inscribed in white, above, "CARITAS"; dated "16/79" at the sides; gilt squares with formal white spirals and black dots in pairs at either side; vases with large formal gilt and white and black enamel floral arrangements at either side of the handle; formal foliate wreath border in a ring at the bottom; applied flat strap "C" handle; trailed foot rim with white enamel dots, encased in a molded pewter rim; slight kick, rough pontil mark; thin, slightly domed pewter cover with molded rim, ball thumb latch, hinged to the top of the handle; scratched script "iR" inside the cover.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
Pollak, Albert, Former Collection
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23