Tankard, early 17th century

  • Danish

Silver

  • Overall: 8 1/4 × 9 1/8 × 6 3/4 inches (21 × 23.2 × 17.1 cm)

City of Detroit Purchase

20.57

Department

European Sculpture and Dec Arts

  • Danish
  • Silver
  • Tankard
  • Floral ornament
  • Foliage
  • Ball
  • Denmark
  • Lion

Marked, maker's mark on bottom: J.M.A.

Inscribed, on cover: K M H Hans Christeans Son A E J L S 1600 Inscribed, on body, in a wreath: J E S E J M K M H A H S 1600

(G. E. Nohrmann, Copenhagen, Denmark); 1920-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

C.R.C. "European Silver and Watches," Bulletin of the DIA 2, no. 2 (1920): pp. 18-19, p. 18 (ill.).

Danish, Tankard, early 17th century, silver. Detroit Institute of Arts, City of Detroit Purchase, 20.57.