Tankard

1690–1700
John Coney (American, 1655 or 1656–1722)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Eighteenth-Century American Arts No. 154; Buhler, 1972, No. 42

Dimensions

Overall (h x dia of base): 17.5 x 13.5 cm (6 7/8 x 5 5/16 in.); Other (Lip): 11.4cm (4 1/2in.)

Accession Number

39.186

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Provenance

Captain John Rawlins of England and Boston married as his second wife the widow Love (Prout) English (1677-1743), whose inventory included "A Tankard 24 oz. 16 dwt." which, allowing for differences in scales, might have been this one; their daughter Love (b. 1709), m. Benjamin Pickman of Salem, 1731, whose son Benjamin (1740-1819), m. Mary Toppan (1744-1817) (his inventory [1819] included "2 tankards" 29-10, 24-10, one of which was probably the present piece); their youngest child, Love Rawlins Pickman (b. 1786, d. unmarried, 1863); her brother Benjamin (1763-1843), m. in 1789 Anstiss Derby (1769-1836); their daughter Anstiss Derby Pickman (1793-1856), m. John W. Rogers in 1815; their daughter Martha Pickman Rogers (1829-1905), m. June 1, 1850 John Amory Codman (1824-1886) their daughter Martha Catherine (b. July 24, 1858), m. February 2, 1928, Maxim Karolik.

Credit Line

The M. and M. Karolik Collection of Eighteenth-Century American Arts