18th c. Frederick Bassett American Pewter Tankard

18th c. Frederick Bassett American Pewter Tankard
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Price: $22,500.00

Description

Description: A superlative tankard made by Frederick Bassett and marked with his FB touchmark on the interior floor.

Bassett worked in New York City from 1761-1780 and again from 1785-1799. The intervening years were spent in Hartford, CT.

Thumbpiece elaborately scrolled. The well-formed handle terminates in a ball-form. 7" high to the top of the thumbpiece, base diameter 5". Item #DA00175.

Condition: Has a few nicks and scratches commensurate with normal use and storage. Generally in very good condition. Extra photos gladly provided upon request.