Silver Presentation Pitcher



 

Bearing the inscription:

“New England Guards to Lemuel Blake Esq.”

Farnam & Ward (active 1815-1818) at 15 Cornhill Street, Boston

Boston c.1816

33 oz.,  H: 10”

Under the base is a inscription detailing Blake's service to the Guards dated 1816, reading as follows:

Elected Ensign Sept 22, 1812/ [Elected] Lieut. April 2, 1814/ Resign'd Sept 26th, 1816/ Boston Sept 26th 1816/ Voted./ "That Lemuel Blake Esq./ be an Honorary Member of the / New England Guards."/ Wm. Ward OS

 



Dealer Carswell Rush Berlin, Inc.
Date: 1816
Origin Boston, Ma.
Artist/Maker Farnum & Ward
Measurements H:10"
Inventory View Dealer's Inventory
Website http://www.american-antiques.net
Price $5,500
Contact Carswell R. Berlin, 646-645-0404 or  CarswellBerlin@msn.com

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