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Tankard: NAV.25-1933

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Production: Unknown




Pewter tankard. With flat lid, ramshorn, and scrolled thumbspiece. The handle has the roughly engraved initials 'F W M'.
Hallmarked on the lid with a rose. On the inside of the base, is an unclear ? EA in lozenge

There are doubts of authenticity, regarding the lid and thumbpiece


History note: The item was acquired in 1902 by the Birmingham Assay (?) Office, for 2 guineas, from D. McMichael. They gave it to de Navarro in exchange for a candlestick A.F. de Navarro Collection

Legal notes

A.F. de Navarro Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 17 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1933) by Navarro, Mary Anderson de, Madame Navarro, J. M. de


Late 17th Century
1650 CE - 1699 CE

Components of the work


Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: rose
  • Location: Lid
  • Type: Hallmark
  • Text: 'EA' in lozenge
  • Location: Inside of base
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: NAV.25-1933
Primary reference Number: 125211
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 7 January 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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