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tankard with ivory sleeve
  • Robert Garrard I
    born: London, England, United Kingdom ; died: London, England, United Kingdom
  • tankard with ivory sleeve, 1812
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • silver gilding, ivory
  • Object Height: 26.7 cm
    Object Height: 10 1/2 in
  • Museum purchase: Patrons and Benefactors Fund
  • On view: Loo Gallery, 401, C3
  • 1972.0221
Label Text

Gilt silver tankard with an ivory sleeve that has carvings of nude and clothed figures (identified as Diana and Callisto). Relief trees around the body of the tankard. Grapes and grapevines in gilt silver above and below the ivory section. On the lid there is a nude child/putto for the finial. There is a head and acanthus leaf on the handle.