Tavern Tankard/ Measure, New England

Tavern Tankard/ Measure, New England, Image 1

Cooper made staved tankard with interlocking [split sapling] bands. The shaped handle is all-in-one with a stave and is fastened by the bands. The original blue/gray surface was overpainted red, the bands and handle black, in its early working life. The base has a 1.5" hole worn through by repeated use of a toddy stick. The earliest tankards were made without lids.

Date: Late 17th or 18th Century

Measurement: Height: 10.75"; Base Diameter: 7 5/8"; Top Diameter: 5.5"

Material: Pine

Condition: Good

$750

SKU: 1344-43

For More Information, Please Contact David Hillier at 978-597-8084 or email drh@aaawt.com.

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