A handsome antique silver tankard of plain baluster shape, almost straight sided, with a shaped handle.. *Britannia standard silver. Excellent colour. Initial “W” engraved to the front in old fashioned script. Contains 220 ml. Weight 212 grams, 6.8 troy ounces. Height 9 cm. Spread 10 cm. Diameter 6,75 cm. London 1725. Maker Jonah Clifton.
Biography – Jonah Clifton, London Silversmith and goldsmith. Apprenticed to Benjamin Pyne 1693, free 1703. First mark (Britannia) entered as largeworker 1703. 2nd mark (Sterling) 1720.