Overall: 7 7/8 x 9 1/2 x 5 5/8 in. ( 20 x 24.1 x 14.3 cm )
Part (lip): 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Part (base): 5 5/8 in. (1
Maker's mark (stamped): ST
Origin mark (stamped): NYork
Initials engraved on handle "VB/I*B" in Roman letters
Bleecker coat-of-arms engraved on body at center-front
Scratch weight: 37 O + 17 D
Wrought silver tankard with straight tapered sides; stepped flat cover with serrated flange; body engraved on one side with Bleecker coat of arms (shield per pale, left two chevronels embattled and counter-embattled, right sprig of roses); applied molded band at base; double scroll handle with rat-tail terminus; pierced thumbpiece and molded drop terminating in a bead, with engraved initials below; v-shaped spout with heart-shaped opening and elongated drop at base (added later).
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Richard W. Bleecker
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