Lot 4005
  • 4005

An American silver tankard, Elias Pelletreau, Southampton, New York, circa 1770

Estimate
20,000 - 30,000 USD
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Description

  • marked twice left of handle EP in rectangle
  • silver
  • height 7 1/2 in.
  • 19 cm
tapered cylindrical with molded base band, scroll thumbpiece, the scroll handle applied with a bold baluster and engraved with contemporary initials T/E*S

Provenance

Millicent Rogers, by descent
Arturo Peralta-Ramos II

Catalogue Note

In his 1971 thesis, Dean Failey notes numerous tankards found in Pelletreau's surviving (incomplete) account books, but only four have domed covers.
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