Tankard

German
1765


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

26.2 x 18.5 cm (10 5/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1989.632

Medium or Technique

Metal; pewter

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pewter

Tall tankard with stepped base and hinged lid with large ball finial; scroll handle. Sides of body engraved with upper band of pastoral scenes with figures and lower band of floral motifs; wrigle-work ribbon border bands. Lid engraved with floral wreath enclosing inscription: “M.S. Sau 1765”

Markings

Lid engraved with floral wreath enclosing inscription: "M.S. Sau 1765"

Credit Line

Bequest of Katharine Lane Weems