3 - 4 March 2009
This lot is offered without a reserve
A GEORGE I SILVER TANKARD WITH HINGED COVER,
MARK FOR WILLIAM AND JAMES PRIEST, LONDON, 1768,
engraved with a heraldic boar's head within a foliate cartouche; fully marked
7¾in. (19.7cm.) high, 23oz.
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Please note the tankard is Geroge III, not George I. The tankard is dated 1768.
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