Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

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


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


Medium or Technique


Not On View




Silver hollowware


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