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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 244

    A QUEEN ANNE SCOTTISH SILVER TANKARD

    MARK OF JOHN SEATOUNE, EDINBURGH, 1702, ASSAY MASTER JAMES PENMAN

    Price Realised  

    A QUEEN ANNE SCOTTISH SILVER TANKARD
    MARK OF JOHN SEATOUNE, EDINBURGH, 1702, ASSAY MASTER JAMES PENMAN
    Tapering cylindrical on spreading gadrooned foot, with central reeded band, the hinged flat cover with gadrooned and baluster finial above applied cut-card decoration, with scroll thumbpiece, scroll handle with beaded rib and further cut-card decoration, engraved with initials, marked near rim and inside cover
    7½ in. (19 cm.) high
    36 oz. (1,116 gr.)


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    A tankard of similar form is illustrated in I. Finlay, Scottish Gold and Silver Work, Stevenage, 1991, p. 132, pl. 49.

    Special Notice

    VAT rate of 5% is payable on hammer price and at 15% on the buyer's premium


    Provenance

    The Property of the Late Percy Loraine; Sotheby's London, 18 November 1965, lot 180.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM A SWISS PRIVATE COLLECTION
    (LOTS 218-250)