07-14-2018 07-14-2018
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3115B Boston
July 14, 2018 10:00AMCalender

Georgian Sterling Silver Tankard

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


Georgian Sterling Silver Tankard, with worn marks probably for Dublin, maker's mark to handle "WT" probably for William Townsend, lid unmarked, dome-top lid with floriform motif to center, cylindrical body with fluting throughout centering an engraved coat of arms, ht. 8 in., approx. 29.7 troy oz.
Estimate $1,000-2,000

Light surface wear to surface. Thumbpiece with rough silver solder possibly a later re-working (see images). Later chasing throughout.

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William Townsend