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    Sale 2004

    Important English, Continental and American Silver

    22 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 131

    A WILLIAM IV SILVER TANKARD

    MARK OF WILLIAM CHAWNER, LONDON, 1834

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A WILLIAM IV SILVER TANKARD
    MARK OF WILLIAM CHAWNER, LONDON, 1834
    Tapering cylindrical, on circular flaring pedestal base, the body chased with a scene of horses in pasture, double-domed hinged cover with conforming decoration on foot with fox finial, scrolling handle with heart-shaped terminal, the foot rim engraved Wrights Bath, marked on body and cover bezel
    10½ in. (26.7 cm.) high; 42 oz. (1319 gr.)


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