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    Sale 7806

    Lord St. Helens and Sir William FitzHerbert The Collections of a Diplomat and a Courtier

    22 January 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 571

    A GEORGE III SILVER TANKARD

    MARK OF ANDREW FOGELBERG AND STEPHEN GILBERT, LONDON, 1789

    Price Realised  

    A GEORGE III SILVER TANKARD
    MARK OF ANDREW FOGELBERG AND STEPHEN GILBERT, LONDON, 1789
    Tapering cylindrical, the sides with three reeded bands, the flat hinged cover with a reeded thumbpiece, with angular handle, the cover and body each later engraved with a crest below a baron's coronet, marked near rim and inside cover
    5¾ in. (14.7 cm.) high
    24 oz. (741 gr.)
    The crest is that of FitzHerbert for Alleyne FitzHerbert, later 1st Baron St. Helens (1753-1839).


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