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Charles II Sterling Silver Tankard

Auction:
2920M
Lot:
1
Sold for:
$4,305$3,500

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2920M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
July 15, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Charles II Sterling Silver Tankard, London, 1667-68, maker's mark conjoined "WG" in a heart-form cartouche with lower pellet, marked to lid, handle, and foot, cylindrical, with slight tapering to stepped lid, a double-scroll thumbpiece and the scroll handle with engraved monogram to top, also with engraved "F" to lid and monogram to underside, ht. 6 3/8 in., approx. 23.8 troy oz.
Estimate $3,000-5,000

Dents to handle corresponding to upright areas of thumbpiece. Thumbpiece, hinged joint to lid, and foot rim with restoration (rough solder visible to underside and joint between thumbpiece and body). Otherwise in good overall condition with only light age typical surface wear nicks and abrasions throughout.


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.

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London, Drinkware, Tankard

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