Antique Irish Silver Lidded Tankard

GBP 5,950.00

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Object Description

A very large size George III sterling silver tankard of baluster form with a domed lid. Good plain style. The handle has ornamental strapwork topped by an attractive thumbpiece. To the front there is a large hand engraved armorial within a decorative cartouche. Contains 1480 ml, 3 pints. Weight 1104 grams, 35.4 troy ounces. Height 23 cm. Spread 18 cm. Diameter of top 11.2 cm. Dublin 1772. Maker Charles Townsend.

Object Condition

This beautiful tankard is in very good condition with no damage or restoration. Stamped with Irish silver hallmarks on the edge of the domed lid and on the body next to the handle; these are not fully stamped as is often the case with Irish silver however the date mark is on the body and the makers stamp “CT” is on the lid and handle.

Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)207 288 1939
+44 (0)7904 297419

Dealer Location

Vault 31-32
The London Silver Vaults
53-64 Chancery Lane
London WC2A 1QS

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