About This Artwork

John Coney
American, 1655–1722
Boston, Massachusetts

Tankard, 1705/22

Silver
20.3 x 12.1 x 18.4 cm (8 1/8 x 4 3/4 x 7 1/4 in.); 891.2 grams
Roman capitals in a shield with crown above and coney below on bottom and left of handle: "IC"
Roman capitals in rectangle on center outer front bezel of cover: "IC"
Engraved on handle: "G / R*H"

Restricted gift of the Antiquarian Society, 1954.131

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Art Institute of Chicago, "The Antiquarian Society: The First One Hundred Years," April 23-June 19, 1977, cat. 173, p. 146 (ill.).

Publication History

Meyric R. Rogers, "American Decorative Arts at The Art Institute of Chicago," The Magazine Antiques LXXIV, 1 (July 1958), p. 55 (ill.).

David A. Hanks, "American Silver at The Art Institute of Chicago," The Magazine Antiques 98, 3 (Sept. 1970), p. 419, ill.

Ownership History

Aims C. Coney, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.




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