On View In:
Gallery 350
Artist:   Simeon Soumain  
Title:   Tankard  
Date:   1719  
Medium:   Silver  
Dimensions:   7 1/2 x 8 1/4in. (19 x 21cm)  
Credit Line:   Gift of James F. and Louise H. Bell  
Location:   Gallery 350  

Name:   Soumain, Simeon  
Role:   Silversmith  
Life Dates:   American, 1685-1750  

Object Description  
Inscriptions:   Mark below the hinge, engraved: [PC-EC-ML]; on the lower part: [LED-MES-CHLS.1891] maker's mark stamped  
Classification:   Metalwork  
Physical Description:   tankard, slightly tapered, cylindrical plain body, flat cover with serrated front edge, and solid scroll billet, 'S' scrolled handle with fine hinge and beaded ornament in relief; reeded base  
Creation Place:   North America, United States, , New York,  
Accession #:   32.21.4  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts