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John Coney


c. 1715

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G350
Tankard, John Coney
Tankard: Gallery Label - Current
: Toward a Tea Set by Paul Revere
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Metalwork | Silver
Size: 6 3/4 x 6 3/4 x 4 1/2in. (17.1 x 17.1 x 11.4cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Massachusetts, Boston
Culture: North America, United States, Massachusetts
Style: 18th century
Inscriptions: MarkEngraved on underside are the initials [R*K]. On the front is a later engraved oval containing the initials [MB] in script. engraved in shield, on front body: [J.M.B.]maker's marks: [IC] crude capitals, crown above, Coney below, in a shield, to right and left of handle and on bottom
Physical Description: tankard, engraved with monogram [J.M.B.] in shield on front body; serrated cover, scroll thumbpiece, cherub handle tip; reeded at base
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of James F. and Louise H. Bell
Accession Number: 32.21.7
Artist: John Coney, American, 1656-1722
Role: Maker
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American, 1656-1722
Added to Site: February 28, 2009