Tankard

English (London)
1686–87
Marked by Unidentified artist, WI


Dimensions

Overall: 20.3 x 22.3 x 18.5 cm (8 x 8 3/4 x 7 5/16 in.) Weight 48 oz (1501g)

Accession Number

2001.79

Medium or Technique

Silver (sterling standard)

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241A)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck on rim by handle and on cover flange with hallmarks (leopard's head, lion passant, date letter for 1686-7) and with maker's mark of WI above a mullet in hear-shaped punch, possibly for William Jennings.

Provenance

Possibly purchased by either one of the two sons of Sir George Courthoppe, George Courthoppe (1646-1714) or Edward Courthoppe (b. 1651). By 1996, Alan and Simone Hartman, New York, NY; 2001, gift of Alan and Simone Hartman. (Accession date: February 21, 2001)

Credit Line

Gift of Alan and Simone Hartman and Harriet J. Bradbury Fund