Tankard

English (London)
1699–1700
Marked by Isaac Dighton


Dimensions

Overall: 21.6 x 22.9 x 14.6 cm (8 1/2 x 9 x 5 3/4 in.) Weight: 34 oz 14 dwt (1081g)

Accession Number

2001.81

Medium or Technique

Silver (Britannia standard)

On View

Alan and Simone Hartman Galleries (Gallery 241A)

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver

Markings

Struck on side by handle with hallmarks (lion's head erased, Britannia, date letter for 1699-1700) and with maker's mark of Isaac Dighton; the cover with maker's mark struck four times by thumbpiece, the handle with maker's mark struck once.

Provenance

By 1990, Lord McAlpine of West Green; May 17, 1990, sold by Lord McAlpine at Sotheby's, West Green House, lot 798, where most probably bought by 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