each overall: 4 1/2 x 3 x 4 3/8 in. ( 11.4 x 7.6 x 11.1 cm )
Pair of wrought silver canns; baluster-shaped bodies on a circular molded feet; plain, molded bands applied around the rims; cast, s-scroll handles with plain thumbpieces, rat-tail lower terminuses; engraved on the front centers with the Bancker family crest, two expanded wings; maker's marks stamped on the bases.
Gift of Mrs. Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Sr.; The Waldron Phoenix Belknap, Jr. Collection
Inscription: crest attributed to Bancker family engraved at center-front of both canns. Maker's mark: stamped in relief on bottom of both canns: "B R" conjoined in oval surround.
Engraved with the Bancker family crest.
Purchased from the dealer Robert Ensko of New York by Waldron Phoenix Belknap in 1948.
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