16 December 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 2,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A CHARLES II SILVER TANKARD WITH LATER WILLIAM AND MARY COVER
UNIDENTIFIED MAKER'S MARK OF AN ESCALLOP WITH A MULLET ABOVE, LONDON, 1665, THE COVER MARK OF JOHN JACKSON, LONDON, 1692
The tapering sides descending to a ribbed border around the base, engraved to front with armorial within a ribbon-tied wreath, the handle prick-dot engraved with the date 1666 above the initials HG all below a scroll motif, the bifurcated chair-back thumbpiece pierced with a heart motif
8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm.) high
35 oz. (1085 gr.)
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The arms are those of Brocking of Suffolk impaling probably Litton.
For the first maker's mark, see C.J. Jackson, English Goldsmiths and their Marks, p. 129.
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