tankard (narcotics & intoxicants: drinking)

Turned and carved tankard with burwood body, hinged lid and handle on four feet with pattern of vertical incisions. On the top of the lid is a central raised decoration of a lion, probably representing the royal lion of Norway, surrounded by a border of parallel incised lines. The lid has a thumb lift in the shape of a seated lion, and there are radial incisions on the outside of the ends of the hinge pin above the handle which is notched along the outer edges.

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