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18th Century Material Culture

Miscellaneous Drinking Vessels


Leather Black Jack
Mugs & Tankards
English Silver - Mounted Leather Black Jack Tankard with Applied Shield Engraved “M & R” with 2 Hearts
c. 1700
(Christie’s Auction House)
English Silver - Mounted Leather Black Jack Tankard
18th Century
(CanterburyAuction House)
Leather Black Jack Mug
Late 17th - 18th Century
(Bamford Auctioneers)
English Leather Black Jack Tankard
Early 18th Century
(Keith Hockin Antiques)
English Leather Black Jack Mug
18th Century
(Lichfield Heritage Center)
Leather Black Jack Mug
18th Century
(Private Collection)
Silver Mounted Leather Black Jack Mug
Late 18th Century
(Christies’ Auctions)
English Leather Harvest Black Jack Tankard
“God speede the plow and mistress and master plowman, cowman and tasker... God save the King”
18th Century
(Keith Hockin Antiques)
Wood Tankards
“THE SCYTHE MAN’S REFRESHMENT.”
by Carington Bowles, London 1770
(Lewis Walpole Library)
English Staved Wood Tankard with Lid & Wood Hoops Recovered from the Mary Rose
Late 16th Century
(The Mary Rose)
English Staved Wood Tankard with Lid & Wood Hoops
Recovered from the Mary Rose Late 16th Century
(The Mary Rose)
Oak Staved Tankard with Lid &Ash Hoops
Believed to be the Property of Mayflower Passenger, Peter Brown
(Pilgrim Hall Museum)
8” Tall Wood Tankard Recovered from the Wreck of the Privateer “Defense” Sunk in the Penobscot Expedition of 1779
c. 1779
(From “The Defence: Life at Sea as Reflected in an Archeological Assemblage from an 18th Century Privateer, Shelly Owen Smith)
Staved Wood Tankard
18th Century
(Skinner)
English Staved Wood Tankard with Lid
Late 18th to Early 19th Century
(Brunk Auctions)
American Wood Tankard with Lid
c. 1750 - 1780
(Antique Associates of West Townsend)
American Wood Tankard with Lid
c. 1750 - 1780
(Antique Associates of West Townsend)
American Wood Tankard with Lid
c. 1750 - 1780
(Antique Associates of West Townsend)
Staved Wood Tankard with Lid & Wood Hoops
18th Century
(Gould Auctions)
Staved Wood Tankard with Lid & Hoops of Iron & Wood
18th Century
(Ruby Lane)
Staved Wood Tankard with Lid & Iron Hoops
18th Century
(Ruby Lane)
Staved Wood Tankard with Lid & Iron Hoops
18th Century
(Ruby Lane)
Staved Wood Tankard with Lid & Iron Hoops
18th Century
(Ruby Lane)
English Staved Wood Tankard with Lid & Brass Hoops
Late 18th to Early 19th Century
(Cowan’s Auctions)
Wood Tankard in Blue Paint
Late 18th to Early 19th Century
(Antique Associates of West Townsend)
Burl Wood Engine Turned Tankard with Lid in Red Paint
c. 1730
(Antique Associates of West Townsend)
Wooden
Cups & Goblets
English Footed Mazer
c. 1580
(Christie’s)
English Silver Root Burr Maple Mounted Mazer Goblet
c. 1600
(Christie’s)
English Walnut Cup Owned by the Allerton-Cushman Family of Plymouth, Massachusetts
1608
(Pilgrim Hall Museum, Plymouth, Massachusetts)
English Wood Goblet
c. 1620
(Christie’s)
Welsh Sycamore Goblet
c. 1620
(Christie’s)
English Pearwood Cup
c. 1620
(Christie’s)
English Pearwood Cup
c. 1620
(Christie’s)
English Yew Wood Goblet
c. 1640
(Christie’s)
English Lignum Vitae Goblet
c. 1670
(Christie’s)
English Silver Mounted Lignum Vitae Goblet
'THE GLORIOUS MEMMORY OF KING WILLIAM III Corp'. Of Carrickfergshire”
c. 1670
(Christie’s)
English Silver Mounted Lignum Vitae Goblet
“I BELONG TO MR EDWARD OWEN OF EATON MASCOTT IN THE COVNTY OF SALOP '91,”
c. 1670
(Christie’s)
English Walnut Loving Cup
c. 1670
(Christie’s)
English Silver Mounted Lignum Vitae Goblet
c. 1700
(Christie’s)
English Walnut Standing Cup
c. 1700
(Christie’s)
English Lignum Vitae Loving Cup “INDUSTRY LEADS TO HONOR”
c. 1770
(Christie’s)
English Fruitwood Goblet
c. 1710
(Christie’s)
English Painted Fruitwood Goblets
c. 1730
(Christie’s)
Horn Cups
American Horn Cups
18th - 19th Century
(Estate of Tom Wnuck)
English Horn Cup with Silver Tab Engraved “B” and Dated 1768
1768
(Brunk Auctions)
English Horn Cup with Silver Tab Engraved “B” and Dated 1768
1768
(Brunk Auctions)
English Horn Cup with Silver Tab Engraved “B” and Dated 1768
1768
(Brunk Auctions)
English Horn Cup with Silver Tab Engraved “B” and Dated 1768
1768
(Brunk Auctions)
English Horn Cup with Silver Tab Engraved “B” and Dated 1768
1768
(Brunk Auctions)
English Horn Cup Engraved with “The Royal Exchange”
1785
(Brunk Auctions)
English Horn Cup Engraved with “The Royal Exchange”
1785
(Brunk Auctions)
English Horn Cup Engraved with “A west prospect of Mr. S. Allen's Bath House, And An Assembly Room, Great Yarmouth”
1788
(Brunk Auctions)
English Horn Cup Engraved with “A west prospect of Mr. S. Allen's Bath House, And An Assembly Room, Great Yarmouth”
1788
(Brunk Auctions)
English Horn Cup Engraved with “A west prospect of Mr. S. Allen's Bath House, And An Assembly Room, Great Yarmouth”
1788
(Brunk Auctions)
English Horn Cup Engraved with “A west prospect of Mr. S. Allen's Bath House, And An Assembly Room, Great Yarmouth”
1788
(Brunk Auctions)
English Horn Cup Engraved with “A west prospect of Mr. S. Allen's Bath House, And An Assembly Room, Great Yarmouth”
1788
(Brunk Auctions)
English Horn Cup Engraved with “AA”
Late 18th - Early 19th Century
(Brunk Auctions)
American Horn Cup
Late 18th Century
(Colonial Williamsburg)
American Horn Cup
Late 18th Century
(Colonial Williamsburg)
Tin Cups
American Tin Cup Unearthed at Monticello at Mulberry Row
Likely by Enslaved Tinsmith Isaac Granger Jefferson c. 1790
(Thomas Jefferson Foundation)
Tin Cup Excavated from Fort Ligonier
From “A Soldier-Like Way” by R.R. Gale c. 1758
(Fort Ligonier Collection)
Tin Cup from the British Encampment of New York
c. 1776 - 1783
(New York Historical Society)
Tin Cup from the Continental Army Encampment at Ephrata Cloister, Pennsylvania
c. 1775
(B.R. Howard & Associates)
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