Tankard

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Object Name: 
Tankard
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
54.3.4
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 22.4 cm; Rim Diam: 10.5 cm; Base Diam: 13.7 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
1800-1899
Primary Description: 
Transparent heavy light amber, honey-colored glass; wear marks on base; free-blown, gilt and enameled. Barrel-shaped body with footring and ground pontil mark, below rim a bulgy ring; ear- shaped loop handle applied to body; geometric and floral overall pattern on body in gold with blue, red and white filling and divided by several golden rings and bands of disks, opposite the handle a coat-of-arms with two horns-of-plenty on a green shield and the date: "1610" flanking the crest, gilt rings at rim and foot.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Sonnenblick, Ira J., Source