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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 122

    A VICTORIAN SILVER TANKARD AND A PAIR OF SILVER BEAKERS

    THE TANKARD MARK OF JAMES BARCLAY HENNELL, LONDON, 1884; THE BEAKERS LONDON, 1881, MAKER'S MARK JB

    Price Realised  

    A VICTORIAN SILVER TANKARD AND A PAIR OF SILVER BEAKERS
    THE TANKARD MARK OF JAMES BARCLAY HENNELL, LONDON, 1884; THE BEAKERS LONDON, 1881, MAKER'S MARK JB
    The tankard cylindrical on three ball feet, the body and hinged domed cover inset with English coins and engraved with corresponding monarch's name and reign date, scrolling handle with heart-shaped terminal, hinged cover with finial of lion supporting shield with Royal coat-of-arms, the base engraved THIS TANKARD WEIGHING OZ. 35 15 WAS MADE TO RECEIVE 37 COINS OF ENGLISH HISTORY, marked on base; together with two beakers, each tapering and inset with coins, the base engraved THIS CUP WEIGHING 0Z. 7 WAS MADE TO RECEIVE 25 COINS OF 1820 GEORGE IV 1830 AND THIS CUP WEIGHING 0Z. 7 WAS MADE TO RECEIVE 25 COINS OF 1830 WILLIAM IIII 1837
    The tankard 10 in. (25.4 cm.) high; 55 oz. 10 dwt. (1727 gr.) (3)


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