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Tankard

Description

Tulip/baluster shaped ale tankard. Domed and hinged lid with slightly scrolled thumbpiece. Hinge has decorative plate with tear drop end. 'S' scroll handle with decorative molded lower knop. Single raised rib around waist. Concave ring beneath body, low molded foot. Marked to left of upper handle with crown over X (signifies britannia), and other indecipherable touchmarks.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1750
Inscriptions
crown image over 'X' (signifies britannia)
crown image with W*R under
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Tankard
tankards
Accession Number
1999.489.1
GUSN
256221

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