Covered tankard

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Object Name: 
Covered tankard
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.866
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 18.8 cm, W: 12.8 cm, Diam: 8.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1780-1800
Credit Line: 
Gift of The Ruth Bryan Strauss Memorial Foundation
Primary Description: 
Colorless non-lead glass; blown, cut, engraved. Cylindrical, straight-sided form, with cut vertical panels on the side; engraved depiction of a saint, holding the Christ child in his arms, and carrying a floral spray; palm fronds at either side; engraved arc border; engraved foliate sprays at either side of an applied loop handle, with crimped and curled lower terminal; domed pewter cover hinged to the handle, with molded swirled ribs alternating with convex and flat bands on top; horizontally ribbed ball thumb-piece; polished flat base with crowned reverse-engraved monogram "SvA" and crossed foliate sprays.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source