The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
This object is currently being catalogued
  • Tankard and cover
  • This object is currently being catalogued
  • Christopher Hartvigsen (+1740)
  • Bergen, Norway
  • after 1718
    1st half of 17th century (medal)
  • Silver, repoussé, chased and engraved.
  • Height: 20.3 cm
    Width: 19.8 cm
    Diameter: 5.8 cm, of medal
  • Inscription: 'Given to me by H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, Richard Wallace'
    Inscription: 'MANUS MANUM LAVAT' and around the margin 'CONNUBIUM FELIX AMOR ET LABOR EFFICIT ARDENS'
    Maker's mark: 'C.H.' in combined circles Has been referred to James Chadwick
    Inscription: 'PROLE BEAT CASTA ET CONSTANS CONCORDIA NUPTOS'
  • W195
  • Sixteenth Century Gallery
History
  • Acquired by Sir Richard Wallace.