Tankard

Workshop of William Grundy, English (active London), active 1743 - 1779

Geography:
Made in London, England, Europe

Date:
1772-1773

Medium:
Silver

Dimensions:
9 1/2 x 7 3/4 inches (24.2 x 19.7 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 277a, European Art 1500-1850, second floor

Accession Number:
1988-72-1

Credit Line:
Bequest of Dorothy Fisher Reath, 1988

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Label:
Although people from all social classes drank beer or ale during the eighteenth century, costly silver tankards like this one would have been available only to those in the upper reaches of society.


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