01-19-2002 01-19-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Bolton MA
2122
January 19, 2002 10:00 AMCalender
250

Carved Ivory and Silver and Silver Plate Mounted Tankard

 
Auction: Sale #2122 - 2122 Location: Bolton Date / Time: January 19, 2002 10:00AM

Description:

Carved Ivory and Silver and Silver Plate Mounted Tankard, late 19th century, the ivory body carved with a continuous battle scene, ivory handle with a male herm, and topped by a grotesque mask thumb-piece, base chased and embossed with male profile medallions and military paraphernalia, on quadripartite base with roundel feet ending in scrolled toes, the similarly chased and embossed domed lid set with carved ivory finial formed as a kneeling soldier, ht. 17 1/2 in.
Estimate $12-18