12 June 2006
THE PROPERTY OF AN ESTATE
A CHARLES II SILVER TANKARD
LONDON, 1684, MAKER'S MARK TS IN MONOGRAM CROWNED
Tapering circular and with a moulded base and a scroll handle, the flat hinged cover with an openwork double dolphin thumbpiece, engraved with a coat-of-arms, the handle engraved with initials 'T.W', the base engraved with an inscription, marked near handle, on cover and on handle
7¼ in. (18.4 cm.) high
30 oz. (930 gr.)
The arms are those of Winship.
The inscription reads 'The Gift of Ye Owners of ye Shipp St. Peter Octo 19 1685: To T.P.'
Anonymous sale [H.C. Smith]; Christie's London, 30 April 1930, lot 42
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