Tankard

A work made of silver.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of silver.

Date:

c. 1729

Artist:

John Burt
American, 1692/93–1745/46
Made in Boston

About this artwork

On View

American Art, Gallery 166

Artist

John Burt

Title

Tankard

Origin

United States

Date

1729

Medium

Silver

Inscriptions

Inscription scratched on base in 19th or 20th century script: "The Gift of Mr. John Harrod/ to the New North Church of Christ/ in Boston 1729" and "J. Harrod/1729" Marked in Roman capitals left of handle and on bottom of base: "I BURT"

Dimensions

20.32 × 12.7 × 20.32 cm (8 7/8 × 5 1/4 × 8 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Restricted gift of the Antiquarian Society through the Mr. and Mrs. Edwin A. Seipp Fund

Reference Number

1943.1

Extended information about this artwork

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