7 5/8 x 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (19.4 x 17.1 x 12.1 cm) (show scale)
Marked on inside bottom of tankard: impressed "X" above partially struck rectangular stamp with "[…]WIL[…]"
Inscribed on underside of tankard outlined in impressed dots: "H G"
This item is not on view
Dick S. Ramsay Fund
You may download and use Brooklyn Museum images of this three-dimensional work in accordance with a Creative Commons license
. Fair use, as understood under the United States Copyright Act, may also apply.
Please include caption information from this page and credit the Brooklyn Museum. If you need a high resolution file, please fill out our online application form
For further information about copyright, we recommend resources at the United States Library of Congress
, Cornell University
, Copyright and Cultural Institutions: Guidelines for U.S. Libraries, Archives, and Museums
, and Copyright Watch
For more information about the Museum's rights project, including how rights types are assigned, please see our blog posts on copyright
If you have any information regarding this work and rights to it, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
American. Tankard, 1764-1798. Pewter, 7 5/8 x 6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in. (19.4 x 17.1 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 47.182. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 47.182_bw.jpg)
overall, 47.182_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
"CUR" at the beginning of an image file name means that the image was created by a curatorial staff member. These study images may be digital point-and-shoot photographs, when we don\'t yet have high-quality studio photography, or they may be scans of older negatives, slides, or photographic prints, providing historical documentation of the object.
Pewter tankard with hinged lid. Cylindrical body with stepped ridge around lower edge, body tapers toward top, then flares out at an angle at lip. Raised narrow band runs around body about 1 ¾" up from bottom. Attached, cast S-shaped handle (soldered on) with short tail end; handle tapers toward end and terminates in rounded ball. Lid is a stepped dome with molded and incised bands; hinged to top of handle with flat rectangular piece that extends from the hinge then bends upright (forming a thumb piece) and is soldered to lid at the underside of the bend; this thumb piece has a heart-shaped cut-out and its top edge is rounded with two flared, rounded corners.
CONDITION: Fair; all-over scratches and pit marks; large dark spots of discoloration or corrosion; white spots of corrosion on handle and on body around handle; patches of pit marks or corrosion on top of lid and bottom of mug; small crack on side edge of lid; one deep pit on underside of lip near handle.
Not every record you will find here is complete. More information is available for some works than for others, and some entries have been updated more recently. Records are frequently reviewed and revised, and we welcome
any additional information you might have.