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George V Britannia Standard Silver Presentation Tankard

Auction:
2888B
Lot:
34
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2888B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 08, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

George V Britannia Standard Silver Presentation Tankard, London, 1932-33, Lionel Alfred Crichton, maker, in the early Georgian style with a scrolled thumbpiece and squat cylindrical body, with monogram to handle, as well as presentation inscription to lid for "Limehouse Gun Club" and members names engraved to underside of base, ht. 5 3/4 in., approx. 21.1 troy oz.
Estimate $700-900

Note with presentation inscription to lid and foot and monogram to handle. Lid possibly had an applied medallion. Small dent to back side, otherwise in good overall condition.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

George V Britannia, Britannia, Drinkware, Squat, Tankard, Troy ounce, London

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