Tankard

1725–30
John Burt (American, 1692/93–1745/46)


Object Place: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Catalogue Raisonné

Buhler, 1972, No. 121

Accession Number

56.673

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Silver hollowware

Provenance

Buhler entry: Original owner unknown; William and Frances Mackay in 1775; probably Tristram Barnard, executor of Frances Mackay's will; his niece Frances Barnard, m. 1831 Thomas Carter Smith; their daughter Frances Barnard (b. 1832) m. thomas Townsend (1826-1880); their daughter Frances Barnard Townsend III (b. 1855), aunt of the donors.

Credit Line

Gift of the Misses Rose and Elizabeth Townsend