London, South Kensington
18 April 2007
A GEORGE III SILVER TANKARD,
MARK OF WILLIAM & JAMES PRIEST, LONDON, 1769,
Tapering sides with narrow applied girdle & domed cover, anthemion thumbpiece & handle terminating in a heart motif, on skirted base, neo-classical shield within wreath engraved with later crest to front, 8 in. high (20 cm.), 28.5 oz.
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