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    Sale 7628

    Important Silver Including a Collection of Viennese Silver-Gilt Mounted Hardstone Works of Art

    25 November 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 216

    A QUEEN ANNE SCOTTISH SILVER TANKARD

    MARK OF COLIN MCKENZIE, EDINBURGH, 1708, ASSAY MASTER'S MARK OF EDWARD PENMAN

    Price Realised  

    A QUEEN ANNE SCOTTISH SILVER TANKARD
    MARK OF COLIN MCKENZIE, EDINBURGH, 1708, ASSAY MASTER'S MARK OF EDWARD PENMAN
    Plain tapering cylindrical and on spreading foot, the scroll handle with applied rib, the hinged domed cover with baluster finial and corkscrew and foliate scroll thumbpiece, the body engraved with a coat-of-arms with earl's coronet above and crest beneath and later memorial inscription, marked under base, the cover apparently unmarked
    7¾ in. (19.5 cm.) high
    39 oz. (1,243gr.)
    The inscription reads 'JOHN EARL OF STRATHMORE Obiit Apr. 7 Anno 1776' for John, 9th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1737-1776). He was educated at Pembroke College Cambridge and married Mary Eleanor, only daughter and heiress of George Bowes, of Streatlam Castle and Gibside, Co Durham, in 1767.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF THE 14TH EARL OF KINTORE
    (LOTS 214-216)