A George II English silver tankard with cover
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A George II English silver tankard with cover

MARK OF ROBERT BROWN, LONDON, 1737

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A George II English silver tankard with cover
Mark of Robert Brown, London, 1737
Tapering cylindrical, on moulded foot, the plain body with applied border, plain scroll handle, domed cover with foliage scroll thumbpiece, the reverse with inscription: 'E.F. BENSON 1915' and ROBERT HODGSON of HIGH CAYTON & NUNWICK married ELEANOR TAYLOR in 1736. Their daughter MARGARET (1750-1795) married CHRISTOPHER BENSON of YORK, & HAREFIELD, PATELEY BRIDGE: whose daughter, ELEANOR SARAH, married her first cousin, Captain WHITE BENSON. Their grandson was ARCHBISHOP BENSON' and two coat-of-arms, ' fully marked on cover and body
17 cm. high
598 gr.
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