tankard (food service)

Turned and carved tankard with burwood body, hinged convex lid and handle on four feet with pattern of more or irregular 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 turned rings with a band of carved beading along the outermost rim. The lid has a tall thumb lift, and there is a rosette on each the outside end of the hinge pin above the handle. There is also a carved rosette on the underside of the tankard.

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