An American Silver Tankard Thomas Hammersley, New York, circa 1755
Lot 5089
An American Silver Tankard
Thomas Hammersley, New York, circa 1755
Sold for US$ 10,000 inc. premium
Lot Details
An American coin silver tankard
by Thomas Hammersley, New York, circa 1755
The hinged cover engraved with a script "MM" monogram, the body later engraved with a Federal period "JMA" script monogram within a bright-cut oval cartouche, weight approximately 34 oz troy.
height 7 1/2in (19cm); length over handle 8in (20.3)
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Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Purchased by the consignor's great-grandfather, a state legislator, and his wife at a Van Cortland estate auction, outside New York City circa 1880s.
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