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George I Britannia Standard Silver Tankard

Auction:
3115B
Lot:
3
Sold for:
$3,998$3,250

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Auction:
European Furniture & Decorative Arts - 3115B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
July 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

George I Britannia Standard Silver Tankard, London, 1717-18, Daniel Yerbury, maker, with a domed lid, scrolled thumbpiece, and central engraved armorial, ht. 6 3/4 in., approx. 28.8 troy oz.
Estimate $2,000-2,500

In good overall condition. Body and lid with no pitting or thinness to metal that would suggest engraving removal. Thumbpiece bent in towards lid, some pitting to hinge (see images). Small silver solder repair to area just above lower handle joint (unobtrusive, see images). Several small pinprick dents to handle and edge of lid. Age related 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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George I Britannia, Britannia, Measurement, Ounce, Tankard, Troy weight, Units of mass, London

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