This is a truly wonderful antique English George III sterling silver lidded tankard with hallmarks for London 1763 and the maker’s mark of the renowned silversmith, John Swift.
This superb tankard features wonderful embossed floral decorations throughout with a central cartouche bearing ta later inscription to Mr Dan Ferguson for his upright conduct.
The underside of the tankard bears the full set of hallmarks – lion passant for sterling silver, the leopard head for London, the date letter h for 1763 and the maker’s mark JS for John Swift.
There is no mistaking its unique quality and design, which is sure to make it a treasured piece by any discerning collector.
In excellent condition with clear hallmarks and no dings, dents or signs of repair. Please see photos for confirmation.
Dimensions in cm:
Height 21 x Width 19 x Depth 13 & Weight 0.84 kg
Dimensions in inches:
Height 8 inches x Width 7 inches x Depth 5 inches & Weight 27.04 troy oz
Our reference: A1801