18 - 19 January 2001
Property of Dr. and Mrs. John Hashim
A SILVER TANKARD
Maker's mark of Simeon Soumaine, New York, circa 1730
Tapering cylindrical on molded foot with ovolo border, the scroll handle with applied drop, engraved W over I * M and with oval terminal, the hinged domed cover with crenellated lip and scroll thumbpiece, marked under base
8in. high; 48oz. 10dwt.
S. J. Shrubsole, 1980
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A child's tankard with crenellated lip, circa 1729, by Simeon Soumaine, is illustrated in Deborah Dependahl Waters, Elegant Plate: Three Centuries of Precious Metals in New York City, no. 65, p. 190.
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