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    Sale 5374

    Christie's Interiors

    16 December 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 499

    A GEORGE III PLAIN BALUSTER SILVER TANKARD

    MARK OF WALTER TWEEDIE, LONDON, 1777

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A GEORGE III PLAIN BALUSTER SILVER TANKARD
    MARK OF WALTER TWEEDIE, LONDON, 1777
    On spreading circular foot, the body applied with a narrow applied girdle, the scroll handle terminating in a heart-shaped motif, the hinged cover with pierced trefoil thumbpiece
    8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high
    26 oz. (806 gr.)


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