• The Collection of Benjamin F.  auction at Christies

    Sale 2388

    The Collection of Benjamin F. Edwards III

    26 January 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 310

    A GEORGE II BRASS PINT TANKARD

    CIRCA 1755

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE II BRASS PINT TANKARD
    CIRCA 1755
    Of baluster-form, with a shaped scrolled handle headed by foliage and with spreading foot, maker's mark 'ID' beneath a crown and with pseudo hallmarks, silver form
    4¾ in. (12 cm.) high


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    See R. Gentle and R. Feild, English Domestic Brass, 1975, p. 171, pp. 244-245. Two similar examples sold in the Casimir Collection, Christie's South Kensington, 23 January 2008, lots 319 and 320.

    Provenance

    With Mark and Marjorie Allen, New Hampshire, 1987.