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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 175

    A GEORGE II SILVER TANKARD

    MARK OF THOMAS COOKE III & RICHARD GURNEY, LONDON, 1756

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE II SILVER TANKARD
    MARK OF THOMAS COOKE III & RICHARD GURNEY, LONDON, 1756
    Tapering cylindrical on pedestal base, body with mid-band, double-domed hinged cover with scrolling thumbpiece, handle with applied element and heart-shaped terminal, marked on body and handle, inside of cover struck four times with maker's mark
    7½ in. (19.1 cm.) high; 28 oz. 10 dwt. (899 gr.)


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    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A CONNECTICUT COLLECTION