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Tankard: M.3-2008

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Silversmith: Langlands, John, I

Entities

Categories

Description

Silver, the tapering cylindrical body with applied moulding round the rim, a wider skirt, and hollow scroll handle with a kick at the lower end,and a slight curved projection at the top to form a thumb rest.

Notes

History note: Purchased in Darlington in February 1992

Legal notes

Given by J.W.N. Petty, MA, LL.M

Measurements and weight

14.5

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Place(s) associated

  • Newcastle-upon-Tyne ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2008-10-13) by Petty, Joseph William Norman, MA, LLM

Dating

3rd quarter 18th Century
George II
Production date: AD 1758 : the mark of John Langlands I is that used from 1758

Components of the work

Skirt
Body To Rim
Over Handle
Body
Moulding
Repair

Materials used in production

Silver

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: IL with circle above
  • Location: In centre of base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Maker's mark

Inscription present: lion passant

  • Location: To left of maker's mark on base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hall mark

Inscription present: lower part of S

  • Location: Above maker's mark on base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hall mark

Inscription present: top part of crowned leopard's head

  • Location: To right of maker's mark on base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hall mark

Inscription present: shield bearing three castles

  • Location: Below maker's mark on base
  • Method of creation: Struck
  • Type: Hall mark
  • Text: 67279
  • Location: On base close to marks
  • Method of creation: Scratched
  • Type: Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.3-2008
Primary reference Number: 165658
Entry form number: 997
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 18 August 2015 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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