English (probably London)
Marked by I.K.
Object Place: Europe, England
H. 20.6 cm x W. 17.4 cm x D. 12.3 cm (8 1/8 x 6 7/8 x 4 13/16 in.); Weight: 932.7 gm (30 oz)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The bulbous body formed from sheet rests on a cast domed foot. It has molded wire applied to the midsection. The double-scroll handle, assembled from several fabricated pieces, has a scrolled terminus and an openwork thumbpiece. The hinged cover, raised with an applied bezel, is domed and stepped.
Engraved on the front of the tankard, monogram RBH.
On underside, maker's mark IK (unrecorded) (repeated on underside of the cover).
Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 1, 1932)
Bequest of Charles Hitchcock Tyler