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Stories in Sterling: Four Centuries of Silver in New York

Tankard

Tankard
Object name 
Tankard
Date 
ca. 1793
Medium 
Silver
Description 
Owned by New York merchant Robert Lenox (1759-1839), this stately tankard is among the few tankards made after the Revolutionary War, and one of the only known Neoclassical New York examples extant.
Credit Line 
New-York Historical Society, Bequest of Waldron Phoenix Belknap Jr.
Object Number 
1950.256
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group