Tankard

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1840-1846

GUSN

GUSN-47952

Description

Straight, tapering sides; squarish handle; bird finial.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tankards
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
coin silver
silver (metal)
beading (edging pattern)
beading (process)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
key pattern
Silver
Beaded
Greek Key
Bird
TANKARD

Inscription

Engraved on front: To/Edward W. Codman/a/Parting remembrance/from his/Uncle/Henry Codman/May 1853 Struck on bottom: Jones, Ball & Co./Boston/Pure Silver Coin

Associated Building

Original to Codman House (Lincoln, Mass.),

Maker

Jones, Ball & Co. (Silversmith)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

9.25 (H), 5 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Dorothy S.F.M. Codman

Accession Number

1969.675

Reference Notes

Rainwater, Dorothy T., Author. American Silver Manufacturers. EVERYBODYS PRESS, 1966.

Places

Massachusetts (United States)