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Tankard

Object Number: 
1964.52
Date: 
1790-1800
Medium: 
Pewter
Dimensions: 
Overall: 7 1/4 x 6 1/2 x 4 7/8 in. ( 18.4 x 16.5 x 12.4 cm )
Marks: 
struck: on exterior of body near handle: "WB [or P]" struck: in interior of base: "I & TF"
Description: 
Cylindrical pewter tankard with scrolled handle, stepped domed lid and chair thumbpiece; iron hinge pin.
Gallery Label: 
The mark "I&TF" on this tankard may refer to the partnership of John Fasson II and his son Thomas Fasson, London pewterers working around 1790 who made forms specifically for export to the United States.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group