An early Gorge II sterling silver tankard Date : Hallmarked in London in 1728 for Matthew Lofthouse Period : George II Origin : London, England Decoration : Domed lid with scroll thumbpiece. Reeded band on the tapered body. An elaborate engraved monogram that is disguised with scrolls and leaves, probably MW or WM Size : Height 18.5cms to top of thumbpiece Condition : Excellent, one 2mm shall ding on the cover Restoration : None Weight : 808 grams (29 Ozt). The hallmarks on the flank and beneath the domed cover are clean and clear.
I have been involved in the antiques business since 1971. My career took a leap forward when I joined Bonhams in 1976.
Some five years later I became head of the Decorative Arts department. The item "George II Sterling Silver Domed Quart Tankard London 1728" is in sale since Saturday, July 4, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cups/Goblets".
The seller is "eric-knowles-the-hoard" and is located in High Wycombe. This item can be shipped worldwide.