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Tankard

1645 (made)
Place Of Origin

Cylindrical tankard tapering outwards as it rises, on stepped domed foot, with wide scrolling handle and flared thumbpiece, with domed stepped lid. The body of the tankard is engraved with two crossed swords in a laurel wreath, and the name HARMEN FLVGGE and the date 1645.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Cast pewter
Brief Description
Tankard, pewter, Germany (possibly Hamburg), ca. 1645, engraved HARMAN FLUGGE 1645
Physical Description
Cylindrical tankard tapering outwards as it rises, on stepped domed foot, with wide scrolling handle and flared thumbpiece, with domed stepped lid. The body of the tankard is engraved with two crossed swords in a laurel wreath, and the name HARMEN FLVGGE and the date 1645.
Dimensions
  • Height: 188mm
  • Diameter of foot diameter: 89mm
Marks and Inscriptions
  • HARMAN FLVGGE 1645
  • Triple-towered castle (Touch mark)
  • Initials DS (Trade mark)
Object history
Bought for £3.10s in 1904 from Mr P. Isaac of West Hampstead
Collection
Accession Number
724-1904

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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