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George II/III Sterling Silver Tankard

Auction:
3070B
Lot:
24
Sold for:
$1,169$950

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3070B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 12, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

George II/III Sterling Silver Tankard, London, mid to late 18th century, marks indistinct to body and lacking to lid, worn mark to handle "R(B) G" possibly for Richard Gosling, with a domed top, fluted cylindrical body, and engraved armorial to center, ht. 6 1/2 in., approx. 19.2 troy oz.
Estimate $900-1,200


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 II, Richard Gosling, Currency, Drinkware, Economy, Tankard, Troy weight, United States dollar, London

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