THOMAS WHARTENBY SILVER TEA KETTLE & STAND c1810 - WINTERTHUR We are quite pleased to offer this, c1810 monumental, hand crafted silver tea kettle on its original matching stand. From the Philadelphia work shop of Thomas Whartenby.His work is found in major museum collections including the Winterthur, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Born 1788, after his fathers death he and three younger brother were placed under Samuel Richards Jr. Guardianship, a well know Philadelphia silversmith.
His most important commission was in 1818 when the citizens of Philadelphia presented naval hero Captain Stephen Decatur with an extensive drinking service from Whartenby. This c1810 Thomas Whartenby silver kettle on stand is 17 1/2 inches tall.
And the set weighs touch over 84 standard ounces. WHARTENBY stamped twice and two American eagles. Appears little used, even after more than two hundred years. Retains original, hand chased detail.Stand retains both chained pins. The item "Thomas Whartenby Silver Tea Set c1810 WINTERTHUR MUSEUM" is in sale since Sunday, July 12, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Coin Silver (. The seller is "supershrink" and is located in Supply, North Carolina. This item can be shipped worldwide.