London, South Kensington
25 September 2001
A GEORGE II SILVER TANKARD
MAKER'S MARK RUBBED, 1754
the baluster tankard with a central body band, raised on a conforming spreading foot, engraved with later initials, with a hinged lid, an openwork thumbpiece and a scroll handle - 20cm (7 7/8 in), 25oz.
Purchased from Austin & Williams, New Bond Street, December 1949.
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Islamic Art specialist Behnaz Atighi Moghaddam on a magnificent garment that would have been worn by a member of the royal inner circle