Sterling Silver Quart Tankard - Antique Georgian (1770)

GBP 2,950.00

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Object Description

An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Georgian English sterling silver quart tankard; an addition to our range of collectable early 18th century silverware

This exceptional antique George III sterling silver tankard has a plain baluster form onto a spreading circular foot.

The body of this Georgian tankard is encircled with a plain girdle and embellished with impressive later chased scrolling leaf ornamentation accented with floral sprays; as often the case with this type of piece, the chasing will have been implemented during the Victorian period.

The ornamentation to the tankard incorporates a large shaped vacant cartouche encompassed with a scroll decorated border.

This antique English silver tankard retains the original domed hallmarked cover surmounted with an impressive cast silver scrolling thumbpiece, incorporating a heart motif to the centre.

The cover is ornamented with further later chased floral decoration, in addition to bands of tooled decoration to the rim.

This antique sterling silver tankard is fitted with an opposing scroll handle ornamented with a volute scrolling, ridged terminal.

The hinge is decorated with cast pendant drop style ornamentation in junction with the upper portion of the handle.

The spreading collet foot is encircled with a band of applied moulded decoration to the rim.

The interior of the tankard and cover feature the later gilding.

* Imperial quart = 2 pints/1.14 litres

Length from back of handle to rim 17.2cm/6.8″
Width 11.9cm/4.7″
Height 22cm/8.7″
Volume 1175ml

27.3 troy ounces/849g

Object History

Maker: Unknown
Date: 1770
Origin: London, England

Object Literature

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All items are fully insured and sent at the risk of AC Silver.
Complimentary insurance valuation with images and text is provided with your purchase.

Object Condition

This antique English silver tankard is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The chased and cast decoration is all very sharp.

Full hallmarks struck to the underside of the tankard and interior of the cover are all very clear.

Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)191 240 2645
+44 (0)7836 286218

Dealer Location

35b St Georges Terrace
Tyne and Wear

Tel: +44 (0) 191 240 2645

Fax: +44 (0) 191 240 2647

VAT: GB 500 0310 42

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