Cornelius Vanderburgh (1653-1699). <em>Tankard</em>, ca. 1690. Silver, 7 9/16 x 9 x 5 7/8 in. (19.2 x 22.9 x 14.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Stephen G.C. Ensko, 54.72. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 54.72_bw.jpg)


Artist:Cornelius Vanderburgh

Medium: Silver

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1690

Dimensions: 7 9/16 x 9 x 5 7/8 in. (19.2 x 22.9 x 14.9 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 54.72

Image: 54.72_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Large silver tankard with hinged lid. Body is cylindrical in form, tapers toward top; molding of applied bands around base; engraved double linear border just below the lip. Handle is S-shaped with flaring lower terminal; hinge applied at top of handle, plates of hinge extend to palmette along handle and thumb grip that is joined to lid and spiral fluting. Lid is flat-topped dome with everted edge that is scalloped at front. Thumb grip and hinge are modern replacements after a Vanderburgh tankard formerly in the Phillipse family. CONDITION: Good, wear on handle, cover modern replacement.

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