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    Sale 5898

    Christie's Interiors

    6 January 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 33

    A CHARLES II PLAIN SILVER TANKARD

    MARK OF JOHN SUTTON, LONDON, 1681

    Price Realised  

    A CHARLES II PLAIN SILVER TANKARD
    MARK OF JOHN SUTTON, LONDON, 1681
    WITH TAPERING SIDES ON RIBBED BASE, THE COVER DOMED AT A LATER DATE TO FIT THE DICTATES OF FASHION, WITH BIFURCATED SCROLL THUMBPIECE, THE HANDLE ENGRAVED WITH CONTEMPORARY INITIALS *M OVER I*F
    6 7/8 IN. (17.5 CM.) HIGH
    22 OZ. (682 GR.)


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