Tankard

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Object Name: 
Tankard
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
79.3.526
Dimensions: 
H: 24.5 cm, diam (base): 14.2 cm, W (incl handle): 16.1 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1725-1775
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Opaque white non-lead glass; blown, enameled; pewter mounts. Cylindrical shape with enameled decoration of a circular panel enclosing a seated chinoiserie figure holding a parasol, with buildings at the left surrounded by red, blue, and yellow foliage, with elaborate floral decoration at either side; black and red borders at top and bottom; applied loop handle with ribbed pewter strap; rough pontil mark; pewter border with decorative edge of diamond points alternating with curved swags applied on the rim; hinged flat cover marked "SVL" on inside, inscribed "VAL-TRIEBEL/1740" on top; ball latch; molded pewter footrim.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss Memorial Foundation, Ruth Bryan, Source
Glass Drinking Vessels from the Strauss Collection
Venue(s)
Corning Museum of Glass 1955-06-13 through 1955-10-23