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Early Georgian Britannia Standard Silver Tankard

Auction:
3088T
Lot:
1008
Sold for:
$923$750

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

Description:

Early Georgian Britannia Standard Silver Tankard, London, first half 18th century, indistinct maker's marks, with flat lid and upright thumb-piece, ht. 7 1/4 in., approx. 24.2 troy oz.
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Later chased decoration throughout, engraving removal to cartouche (faint outline still visible, though silver surface is still strong), handle with shallow dent, age-typical surface wear.


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, Atomic physics, Britannia, Bullion coins, Currency, Maker's Mark, Matter, Precious metals, Silver, Tankard, Troy weight, United States dollar

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