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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1966.51.59
People
John Payne, British (1751 - )
Title
Tankard
Classification
Vessels
Work Type
vessel
Date
1757-1758
Places
Creation Place: Europe, United Kingdom, England, London
Period
George II (1727-1760)
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/227937
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Silver
Dimensions
18.4 x 17.5 x 12.1 cm (7 1/4 x 6 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.)
787 g
Inscriptions and Marks
  • hallmark: on body, struck: lion passant, leopard's head, date letter
  • maker's mark: on body, struck: I [star] P [John Payne; Grimwade, no. 1597]
  • hallmark: interior of cover, struck: lion passant, leopard's head, date letter
  • maker's mark: interior of cover, struck: I [star] P [John Payne; Grimwade, no. 1597]
  • maker's mark: handle, struck: I [star] P [John Payne; Grimwade, no. 1597]
Provenance
Edwin Hale Abbot Jr., Cambridge, MA, bequest; to Fogg Museum, 1966.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Edwin H. Abbot
Accession Year
1966
Object Number
1966.51.59
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Descriptions
Description
Tapering cylindrical on spreading foot, with applied molded mid-rib and tubular scroll handle with heart-shaped terminal and baluster drop molding, the hinged domed cover with openwork arcaded thumb-piece

Publication History

Christopher Hartop, British and Irish Silver in the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Art Museums/Yale University Press (Cambridge, Mass. and New Haven, 2007), p. 207, cat. no. 220, repr. p. 207.

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