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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 211

    A GEORGE II IRISH SILVER TANKARD

    MARK OF THOMAS JOHNSON, DUBLIN, 1759

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II IRISH SILVER TANKARD
    MARK OF THOMAS JOHNSON, DUBLIN, 1759
    Baluster form, on molded circular foot, double-domed cover, body engraved with coat-of-arms enclosed by ribbon and crossed-frond cartouche, scrolling handle with applied beaded rat-tail and scrolled thumbpiece, marked on body and cover bezel
    9½ in. (24.1 cm.) high; 45 oz. (1413 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A CONNECTICUT COLLECTION