Tankard

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Object Name: 
Tankard
Accession Number: 
67.3.54
Dimensions: 
H: 23.1 cm, D (foot): 13.6 cm, W (incl. handle): 17.5 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1700-1799
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Opaque white glass; blown, enameled; pewter mounts. Cylindrical form, decorated with enameled foliate scroll borders at top and bottom, with an elaborate panel at the front enclosing a two- headed eagle (of Austria) holding an orb and a sword in its talons, with birds, and floral decorations at the sides; applied loop handle; rough pontil mark; flat hinged pewter cover with ball latch and pewter footrim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome, Source
1967-12