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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 264

    A WILLIAM AND MARY SILVER TANKARD

    LONDON, 1692, MAKER'S MARK AN CONJOINED

    Price Realised  

    A WILLIAM AND MARY SILVER TANKARD
    LONDON, 1692, MAKER'S MARK AN CONJOINED
    Cylindrical on slightly spreading reeded base, the lower-body part spiral fluted, the hinged cover fluted and with corkscrew finial, with scroll handle, engraved with coat-of-arms, marked near rim, on cover and on handle
    6 5/8 in. (17 cm.) high
    24 oz. (752 gr.)
    The arms are those of Sidley, baronets. There were two Sidley baronetcies extant at the time of this tankard. The Sidleys of Ailesford and the Sidleys of Great Chart. Therefore the arms could relate to either Sir Charles Sidley 5th and last Bt. of Ailesford (1639-1701) or his kinsmen Sir Isaac Sidley (d. circa 1695) of Great Chart.


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE COLLECTOR
    (LOTS 262-264)