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3600T Marlborough
April 12, 2021 12:00 PM - April 22, 2021 07:00 PMCalender

Samuel Minott Coin Silver Tankard

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3600T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: April 12, 2021 12:00PM


Samuel Minott Coin Silver Tankard, Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1760, the domed lid with flame finial and Onslow thumbpiece, with a slightly flaring cylindrical body bearing an engraved coat of arms, initialed "IDI" to the handle, marked, ht. 8 3/4 in.

Provenance: Firestone and Parson, Boston.
Estimate $4,000-6,000

Signs of solder at handle join and surrounding the underside of the base. No weakness to the body but does appear that there has been some work done to the body of the tankard. Typical surface abrasions and scattered slight denting. Slight dent to footrim. Engraving possibly later.

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Onslow thumbpiece