Silver tankard by Unknown Artist

A rare silver tankard, bearing the Plymouth marks of 1695-1700, the marks being eithe IM or JM (John Murch?) and Britannia, both struck twice.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Art Fund grant:
£150 ( Total: £300)
Acquired in:
1952
Vendor:
Spink & Son

Handle also has the maker's marks and is pricked with IM 1795. A flat top lid, and ribbed base.

Venue details

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery Drake Circus, PLYMOUTH Devon PL4 8AJ 01752 304774 www.plymhearts.org

Entry details

Free to all

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