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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 96

    A CONTINENTAL SILVER PEG TANKARD

    LATE 19TH-EARLY 20TH CENTURY

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    A CONTINENTAL SILVER PEG TANKARD
    LATE 19TH-EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    Cylindrical on three feet fashioned as lions clutching spheres, the body chased with flowers and punchwork borders, the hinged cover with similar decoration and set with a coin dated 1759, handle with thumbpiece modeled as a lion clasping a ball, the interior fitted with silver pegs, marked on base
    6 in. (15.2 cm.) high; 18 oz. 10 dwt. (590 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A CONNECTICUT COLLECTION