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George I Britannia Standard Silver Tankard

Auction:
3088T
Lot:
1005
Sold for:
$2,091$1,700

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3088T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
April 02, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

George I Britannia Standard Silver Tankard, London, 1718-19, Joseph Bell I, maker, with domed top and engraved armorial, ht. 7 1/2 in., approx. 25.0 troy oz.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Light surface wear abrasions, minor nicks throughout, handle with shallow dent and possible professional restoration to one seam (unobtrusive), some copper-toned discoloration to handle including pin to joint (see images, comes off with more focused polishing).


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

Joseph Bell, George I Britannia, London, Britannia, Matter, Tankard, Terminology of the British Isles, Troy weight

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