Tankard, 1748
Photo by Peter Harholdt, 2004
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Photo by Peter Harholdt, 2004

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Thomas Cooke II, Richard Gurney
Silver; H. 8 1/2 in. (21.6 cm), W. 5 1/2 in. (14.0 cm), D. 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm)
Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia, The Historical Society of Pennsylvania Collection (Philadelphia, Pa.), S-1
Among the best-documented of Franklin's household possessions is this silver tankard with scroll handle and stepped cover, marked by London silversmiths Thomas Cooke and Edward Gurney, and engraved with the arms of the Anglo-Irish Earl of Antrim.
Included in BF300 Exhibit.
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