Charles II York Silver Lidded Tankard


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Object Description

An extremely rare example of early English provincial silver from York. A good antique flat top lidded tankard in sterling silver having a scroll handle with decorative thumb piece. Lovely plain design and hand beaten silver. The body is uninscribed. The handle has a set of hand engraved owners initials. Contains 850 ml. Weight 535 grams, 17.2 troy ounces. Height 14.5 cms (to top of thumb piece). Spread 17 cms. Diameter 12 (top), 11.2 cms (base). Fully marked on lid and next to the handle. London 1683. Maker Thomas Mangy.

Object Condition

This rare antique silver tankard is in very good condition with no damage or apparent restoration. Good patina. The lid and body have matching silver marks which are easy to read. The handle has dents on the handle where the thumb piece has been touching for 350 years. The handle engraving is contemporary.

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

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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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