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2975B Boston
January 12, 2017 04:00 PMCalender

George I Sterling Silver Tankard

Auction: European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2975B Location: Boston Date / Time: January 12, 2017 4:00PM


George I Sterling Silver Tankard, London, England, 1726-27, handle and body marked for William Fawdery, lid marked for Gabriel Sleath, the dome top lid with scrolled thumbpiece on a cylindrical, spreading body with engraved armorial to body and monogram to underside, ht. 8 in., approx. 33.0 troy oz.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Hinge with restoration to joints, armorial probably re-engraved (silver surface still strong, light pitting along edge), scattered minor pin-prick dents/surface wear.

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William Fawdery, London, United Kingdom