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Tankard

Description

Tulip/baluster shape, probably for ale. 'S' scroll handle with indentation at top for hinge. Originally had a lid. Ribbing on shoulder. Two concave bands above foot ring. Marked on rim by handle "Pint" and on opposite rim a crown with "VR" for Victoria Regina, and BB underneath that.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-18830
Inscriptions
Pint
VR / BB (With crown for "Victoria Regina")
Location of origin
England
Associated Building
Original To Winslow Crocker House (Yarmouth Port, Mass.).
Material
britannia metal
pewter (tin alloy)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Possibly britannia metal
Possibly pewter (tin alloy)
Tankard
tankards
People and organizations
Thacher, Mary
Dimensions
4 7/8 (H), 4 1/4 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1999.488
Credit Line
Estate of Guido Perera
GUSN
255481

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