Antique Early George II Newcastle Sterling Silver Tankard
Antique Early George II Newcastle Sterling Silver Tankard
Antique Early George II Newcastle Sterling Silver Tankard
Antique Early George II Newcastle Sterling Silver Tankard
Antique Early George II Newcastle Sterling Silver Tankard
Antique Early George II Newcastle Sterling Silver Tankard
Antique Early George II Newcastle Sterling Silver Tankard
Antique Early George II Newcastle Sterling Silver Tankard
Antique Early George II Newcastle Sterling Silver Tankard
Antique Early George II Newcastle Sterling Silver Tankard
Antique Early George II Newcastle Sterling Silver Tankard
Antique Early George II Newcastle Sterling Silver Tankard

Antique Early George II Newcastle Sterling Silver Tankard

1732 Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Offered by AC Silver

£4,950 gbp
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This rare George II sterling silver Newcastle tankard made by Thomas Makepeace has a plain tapering cylindrical form onto a spreading base.

The body is encircled with a plain girdle.

To the front of the tankard are contemporary bright cut engraved initials 'GAY' framed between a barley stalk and a wheat ear.

The tankard is fitted with a domed hallmarked hinged cover with an impressive shaped pierced decorated thumbpiece.

The hinge has a pendant drop decoration to the upper face of the opposing scroll handle which displays the contemporary engraved initials GA surmounted by Y.

The handle has a shield shaped terminal.

Dimensions

Height 18.3cm/7.3"

Length from back of handle to front rim of cover 16.5cm/6.5"

Diameter of top 10.5cm/4.9"

Diameter of base 12.6cm/6.5"

Weight

25 troy ounces/778g


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This impressive tankard is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality an in excellent condition, showing only a few minor blemishes in keeping with the age of the piece.

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Maker: Thomas Makepeace I

Origin: Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

Date: 1732
Can be viewed at AC Silver’s Newcastle store, online at www.acsilver.co.uk. Please quote SALES CODE SKU W8005 when enquiring about the piece.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.
Dimensions
Weight 25.00oz t (777.50g)
Stock Code
W8005
Medium
A fine and rare antique George II Newcastle sterling silver tankard by Thomas Makepeace I; part of our silverware collection
Signed/Inscribed
Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the body, and, as expected the maker's mark and lion passant to the rim of the cover, and maker's mark to the handle are clear, apart from the lion passant mark which is rubbed. The tankard displays a fine set of full hallmarks considering their position on the surface of the body
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