Tankard

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Object Name: 
Tankard
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.518
Dimensions: 
H: 11.7 cm, diam (base): 8 cm, W (incl handle): 9.2 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1700-1799
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Opaque white glass; blown, enameled; pewter mounts. Cylindrical shape, flaring at base, with applied loop handle; enameled decoration of a man in a red coat smoking a long pipe, with elaborate floral decoration at either side; ribbed pewter band around the top rim; lobed pewter foot ring; domed pewter cover with ball-shaped latch; incised "L.G/1753" on top of cover; rough pontil mark.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source