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American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique American sterling silver quart tankard; an addition to our range of collectable silverware

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American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890
American Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Circa 1890

Description


This exceptional antique American sterling silver tankard has a plain tapering cylindrical form onto a circular domed foot.


The surface of this quart* tankard is plain and embellished with an applied moulded border to the upper portion, in addition to an applied moulded border to the upper rim.


This antique American silver tankard retains the original hinged cover with a plain circular convex domed panel to the centre of the upper surface.


The posterior surface is surmounted with a cast sterling silver leaf decorated thumbpiece accented with scrolling leaf style tendrils in junction with the cover.


This exceptional example of antique silverware is fitted with a cast opposing scroll handle ornamented with an exceptional large leaf design incorporated into a shaped thumbpiece, in addition to further leaf tendrils to the upper terminal, in junction with the body.


The domed foot is encircled with a broad band of chased leaf ornamentation.


The underside of this impressive tankard, crafted by the American silversmiths Whiting Manufacturing Co**, bears the hallmarks in addition to the registration number '2443'.


* Imperial quart = 2 pints/1.14 litres


** Whiting Manufacturing Co. was founded in 1866 and purchased by Gorham Co. in 1926.


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Condition


This antique American silver tankard is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The tankard has been professionally polished and is in presentation condition.

The cast and chased decoration is all very sharp.

The American hallmarks struck to the underside of the tankard are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Length from back of handle to rim 20cm/7.9"

Diameter of body 12.1cm/4.8"

Diameter of foot 17.5cm/6.9"

Height 20cm/7.9"


Weight


41 troy ounces/1275g


 
 
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Andrew Campbell started trading in antiques during the 1970s. Initially, Andrew lived in the South of England, travelling the country, searching for items of silver to buy. Andrew sold these items at various London markets and antique fairs. Over time, and through selling at a range of venues, Andrew built up a large and diverse customer base from private buyers to national and international trade customers.
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