Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Circa 1730-1740, struck twice to either side of handle "PQ" in rectangular punch, tapered cylindrical form with applied banding to waist and crenelated border above the molded foot, applied ribbing to rim, later applied pouring spout, the hinged cover (likely a marriage or replacement) with domed swirled boss and shaped rim over pouring spout and with scrolled thumbpiece, scrolled handle with applied band and shaped terminus, "44 oz" scratch weight inscribed to base along with a period style monogram "P / J * C."
8.25 x 6 1/8 in. (diameter of foot)
42.55 troy oz.Private Collection, Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
By descent through the Bayard Family of New York
Cover does not fit within the body of the tankard and may be a later addition, along with the spout, as there is old solder repair evident at the thumbguard; scattered dents to body and minor dents to handle, which is pressed into body at terminus and with old solder repair evident at joint.
$3,000 - 5,000