Tankard

German
early 18th century


Object Place: Europe, Germany

Dimensions

33.7 x 21.6 cm (13 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

85.238

Medium or Technique

Pewter

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Pewter

Tall, slender, bell-shaped; engraved band at bottom and top; engraved vase of flowers on front; three grotesque dolphins for feet; dolphin on top.

Provenance

Until 1884, Alfred Greenough (b. 1843/44 - d. 1884), Milton, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker (b. 1817/18 - d. 1908); 1885, gift of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1885)

Credit Line

Gift of the Estate of A. Greenough