Miniature Tankard

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1757-1762

GUSN

GUSN-31921

Description

Banded base; flared scallop shell thumb grip; S-curve handle.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tankards
silver (metal)
scallop shell
Silver
Shell
S Curve
TANKARD

Inscription

Engraved on face: M* Storer/to/Mary Smith [* is an approximation] Struck on bottom: S.E [dot is raised] Struck near top to left of handle: SE [upside down]

Maker

Edwards, Samuel, 1705-1762 (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

2.5 (H) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Howard Van Sinderen

Accession Number

1928.33

Reference Notes

Sander, Penny. Elegant Embellishments. Boston; SPNEA; 1982.

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