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Silver Cann

Auction:
2482
Lot:
16
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$1,422$1,200

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2482
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 08, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Silver Cann, Thomas Townshendt, (Boston, ac. 1727) bulbous body on a circular stepped base, S-scroll handle, engraved with the arms of John Clarke of Newbury, Massachusetts, the base with maker's mark and lightly engraved "GREENOUGH," (dents on lower body), ht. 4 7/8 in., approx. 10 troy oz.
Estimate $600-800

There are two dented areas on the lower bulbous portion of the cann. The lower handle attachment may or may not be original.

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Thomas Townshendt, Massachusetts, Newbury, John Clarke, Engraving, Metalworking, Printmaking

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