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Fine Double "C" Handled Quart Tulip Export Pewter Tankard Townsend & Compton

About the Item

A fine double "C" handled quart tulip export Pewter mug or tankard by Townsend & Compton, circa 1779-1806. Struck with makers (upside down) pseudo hallmarks, left of the handle and later with capacity and verification marks engraved with owners monogram in fine condition. The tankard measures 6 5/8" inches high x 4 9/16" inches in diameter. Townsend & Compton of London made substantial portion of the their business exporting their wares to America.
  • Creator:
    Townsend & Compton (Maker)
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 6.63 in (16.85 cm)Diameter: 4.57 in (11.61 cm)
  • Style:
    British Colonial (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques:
  • Place of Origin:
  • Period:
  • Date of Manufacture:
    circa 1779-1806
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Ottawa, CA
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU1417210041541
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