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A FINE WILLIAM III SILVER TANKARD
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A FINE WILLIAM III SILVER TANKARD

MARK OF BENJAMIN PYNE, LONDON, 1700

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A FINE WILLIAM III SILVER TANKARD
MARK OF BENJAMIN PYNE, LONDON, 1700
Cylindrical, with applied lower bands beneath a baroque cartouche engraved with a coat-of-arms, with double scrolled handle, the flat-domed cover with applied lion couchant thumbpiece, marked on body, cover and handle
8½ in. (21.3 cm.) high; 46 oz. (1,430 gr.)
Provenance
Property of the late Colonel J.B. Borough, sold
Sotheby's, London, 4 May 1961, lot 147
Thomas Lumley Ltd., London, 1961
Richard George Meech, Q.C., Toronto

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The arms are those of Borrow impaling Burton for Isaac Borrow Esq. of Hulland, Derbyshire and his second wife, Honora, daughter of Thomas Burton, Esq. and eventual sole heiress of her brother Robert Burton. He was mayor of Derby in 1730 and 1742.
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