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This wooden mug is a fancier style of the wooden dishes that most Americans owned and used in the 17th and early 18th centuries. Richer people ate from pewter and pottery bowls, plates and cups. A few could afford imported china. This wooden tankard lasted to the present day because the family that owned it passed it down as a family treasure from the 18th century.


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Wooden Tankard

creator   Unidentified
date   1750-1800
diameter   7.0"
height   8.93"
process/materials   wood
item type   Household Goods/Food Service Tools & Equipment
accession #   #1895.27

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