Small Tankard

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1850

GUSN

GUSN-45206

Description

Tulip-shaped pewter tankard with domed, hinged lid; shell-figure thumb lever; and s-shaped handle. On the lid is a round medallion with a molded crown encircled with the the text "IMPERIAL HALF PINT."

Details

Descriptive Terms

tankards
pewter (tin alloy)
tin (metal)
MugTankardTankard

Inscription

"IMPERIAL / HALF PAINT" (within a seal with a crown )
"I / D / G/ G" and [tree and fish] (Two maker's or touchmarks)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

United Kingdom

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Drinking Vessels

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 4 (HxW), 2 1/2 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick W. Bridge

Accession Number

1950.468

Date

1850 (Circa)

Places

Winchester (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Scotland (United Kingdom) [country]