A sterling silver domed lid tankard Date : Hallmarked for James Wilks in London 1759 Period : George II Origin : London, England Decoration : Plain baluster form. Pendant drop hinge with cast thumb piece. Applied spreading foot with double-c handle Size : Height 15.5cms to top of dome. Capacity 7/8ths of a pint with room for the head Condition : Very good, no dings. A short abrasion on the body.The hallmarks below the lid and under the foot are a little rubbed but remain legible Restoration : Professionally cleanes Weight : 455 grams. The black mark on the body in the images is a reflection from the camera shutter. 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 Tankard London 1750" is in sale since Tuesday, January 28, 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.