25 November 2008,
London, King Street
Price Realised GBP 6,875
Estimate GBP 5,000 - GBP 8,000
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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