20 September 2005,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,440
GBP 1,200 - GBP 1,500
A GEORGE III SILVER TANKARD
MARK OF WILLIAM GOULD, LONDON, 1758
Plain baluster with mid-rib and domed cover with openwork thumb-piece, yjr scroll handle engraved with initials C.B. for Caroline Brewer - 8¼in. (20.50cm.) - 28oz.
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