Attributed to Christopher Dresser
Made by Hukin & Heath, Birmingham, England c. 1880
The form of this silverplated tankard is illustrated in the trade supplement of the “Furniture Gazette, XIV, 1880, on page 40, as an example of “Japanese Art Metal-work, imported by Dresser & Holme .…” The piece is also documented in the ‘Elkington & Co. Pattern Book,” c. 1885, as model no. 17147
Silverplate with ebony handle.
Monogrammed. Minor wear consistent with age and usage.
Impressed hallmark “H&H”, the number “2089”, as well as later owner-added (inventory?) numbers. Monogrammed “EMB”.
SIZE: 3.75” h x 4.25” w including handle
CALL NUMBER: 365-II-S