George II Silver Lidded Tankard
George II Silver Lidded Tankard
George II Silver Lidded Tankard
George II Silver Lidded Tankard
George II Silver Lidded Tankard
George II Silver Lidded Tankard
George II Silver Lidded Tankard
George II Silver Lidded Tankard
George II Silver Lidded Tankard
George II Silver Lidded Tankard
George II Silver Lidded Tankard

George II Silver Lidded Tankard

1735 England

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A good quality antique sterling silver tankard with domed lid and baluster form with a coopered ring to the body. The shaped handle has a decorative thumb piece and applied strap work. Large size and very heavy gauge. Gilded interior. To the front is a large decorative cartouche containing a hand engraved monogram of intertwined initials. Below there is a large presentation inscription. Contains 1250 ml. Weight 1081 grams, 33.7 troy ounces. Height 19 cms. Diameter of lid 11.3 cms, base 12.5 cms. London 1735. Maker unidentified.
This tankard is in very good condition with no damage or restoration. Good set of clear and matching English silver hallmarks inside lid and underneath the body, handle unmarked. Colour good. The engraving is still crisp. There are a few small dents to the lid and on the body next to the inscription.

Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.
Stock Code
8651
Medium
silver
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Inscription reads “Presented to Mr Hen: Calcutt. By the ratepayers of Horsmonden, as a testimony of their appreciation of the just kind and energetic manner in which he has discharged the duties of Guardian of the Poor. And also their high regard for him as a worthy and kind neighbour and friend.”
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