November 10, 2021 11:00 EST

American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts

 
  Lot 85
 

85

A silver covered tankard
Philip Syng, Jr. (1703-1789), Philadelphia, PA, circa 1750

Tapered body with molded upper and lower rims, with domed lid having a scrolled thumbpiece, scrolled handle engraved with monogram "WMH," marked three times to body near rim, underside with old engraved weight, "32 oz = 5 1/2 dwt."

H: 7 in. L: 7 1/2 in. Dia: 4 3/4 in. (diameter of lid), Weight: 31.62 oz. t.

Provenance

Christie's, New York, October 19, 1990, lot 103
S.J. Shrubsole, New York, New York, November 6, 2015
A private New Jersey collection.

Sold for $30,240
Estimated at $12,000 - $18,000


 

Tapered body with molded upper and lower rims, with domed lid having a scrolled thumbpiece, scrolled handle engraved with monogram "WMH," marked three times to body near rim, underside with old engraved weight, "32 oz = 5 1/2 dwt."

H: 7 in. L: 7 1/2 in. Dia: 4 3/4 in. (diameter of lid), Weight: 31.62 oz. t.

Provenance

Christie's, New York, October 19, 1990, lot 103
S.J. Shrubsole, New York, New York, November 6, 2015
A private New Jersey collection.

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