THOMAS WHARTENBY SILVER TEA URN c1810 WINTERTHUR MUSEUM A fine and very rare, hand decorated c1810 Thomas Whartenby silver tea urn. On the death of his father, he and three younger brothers were placed under guardianship of silversmith Samuel Richards, Jr. There he apprenticed from 1802 to 1809. Opened his own shop in Philadelphia in 1811.
His most important commissioned work was his 1818 dinner service awarded to American Naval hero Stephen Decatur. Whartenby's work is found in major collections, including several small examples, a spoon, bowl and pap boat in the Winterthur.
Period engraved H to one side. This rare c1810 Thomas Whartenby hand decorated silver. Tea urn is 15 inches tall, 10 inches across the handles. And weighs a touch over 77 standard ounces.
Cover well fit, stands firm on table. The tea urn sells world wide. The item "Thomas Whartenby Silver Tea Set Kettle & Stand c1810" is in sale since Monday, August 10, 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.