Fine Philadelphia pewter tankard, ca. 1780
, attributed to William Will, with beaded bands and an elaborately engraved cartouche with a monogram, 7 5/8'' h. This is an exceptional example of Philadelphia pewter and one of the finest American tankards extant. Provenance: The Estate of Bernard B. Hillmann, Wyckoff, New Jersey.
Very good. Crisp decoration. Small scratch to monogram.