19 May 2005
A SILVER TANKARD
MARK OF JOHN EDWARDS, BOSTON, CIRCA 1730
Tapering cylindrical, on ring foot, the scroll handle with lion's-head terminal, the double domed cover with baluster finial and scroll thumbpiece, the handle engraved M over B H, marked near handle
7¾ in. high; 24 oz.
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Patricia Kane, Colonial Massachusetts Silversmiths and Jewelers, 1998, p. 420.
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