Tankard

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Object Name: 
Tankard
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
67.3.50
Dimensions: 
H: 13 cm, D: 4.7 cm
Location: 
On Display
Date: 
1618
Credit Line: 
Gift of Jerome Strauss
Primary Description: 
Transparent dark blue non-lead glass; blown, enameled. Baluster form with cylindrical neck merging with a bulbous body; trailed rings below rim and at base of neck; two bands of enameled dots above top ring; ring enameled with sections of light blue and brown; dated "1618" between the two rings, with scrolls between each number; stylized green and white "flowers" above a band of vertical white striping and two horizontal bands; trailed ring foot; applied strap handle with remnants of a pewter attachment for a cover at the top of the handle; rough pontil mark; inscribed "9163." and "X" on base in white paint.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Strauss, Jerome (1893-1978), Source
1967-12
Count Wilchek, Former Collection
Pollak, Albert, Former Collection