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A SILVER TANKARD
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A SILVER TANKARD

MARK OF JACOB BOELEN II, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1760

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A SILVER TANKARD
MARK OF JACOB BOELEN II, NEW YORK, CIRCA 1760
Tapering cylindrical, with a molded foot rim, the handle with baluster drop and scroll thumbpiece and scrolled lower handle join, the stepped and domed cover with scalloped rim, the handle engraved L over TH, the body later engraved Lawrence, marked on shoulder
7¾ in. high; 37 oz. 10 dwt.
Provenance
Dr. John Myers Lawrence (1787-1850), probably the second owner
Ruth Lea Fitch (1804-1893), wife of Dr. Lawrence
Gartman Klinefelter
Ella Rebecca Klinefelter married to W.T. Childs (1878-1945)
William Talbott Childs, Jr.
thence by descent to the present owner

Lot Essay

The engraved initials on the handle of this tankard refer to an unidentified member of the Lawrence family.
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