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Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00
  Stock #BW338

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New York Silver Water Pitcher Made from Ye Olde Family Dutch Tankard
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Sale Price: $2,800.00
Listed Price $4,000.00

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American Classical silver water pitcher. Faceted body, helmet mouth, and leaf-capped and -wrapped s-scroll handle. Chased leafing scrollwork and flowers surrounding scrolled cartouche. Engraved on front: “Made from silver tankard / brought from Holland by / Jacob Van Valken Burgh / 1746”. A memento from the Van Valkenburgh family, who settled in the Upper Hudson Valley. The names of Old Jacob’s descendants are also listed with birth years ranging from 1810 to 1915. A poignant heirloom that testifies to the enduring prestige of a Dutch pedigree. Marked on underside “Wood & Hughes”, a New York maker active from 1833 to 1871. Very good condition with nice patina.

Dimensions: H 9 3/4 x W 8 1/4 x D 5 1/4. Weight: 31.5 troy ounces. #BW338