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Beer tankard in the rococo style, ca. 1775
Abraham DuBois

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Somerset County, New Jersey, Unite
Silver, H: 6.75 in
Bequest of A. May Van Derveer 1961  61.502
On View
Inscriptions:
Marked Dubois in rectangle, ciphered L M VDU for Louis and Mary Van Der Veer, neighbors of Dubois before he went to Philadelphia in 1777.

Marks:
"Dubois" in rectangle

Provenance: Descended in the family of the original owner to donor
Exhibition History:
"Style and Status in Sterling: American Silver", Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (May 2017 - ongoing)

"Colonial Christmas" Jacobus Vanderveer House, Bedminster, New Jersey (December 5-7, 2005)

"Style, Status and Sterling: The Triumph of Silver in America," Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (2005)

"Needless Necessity: Jewelery and Silver in America," Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (November 27, 1998 - December 1999)

"New Jersey Bicentennial," New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey (1976)

"Silver in Newark," Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (May 18 - December 19, 1966)

Keywords: Silver, Tankard, Rococo, Heart