Lot 2016: A CHARLES II SILVER TANKARD, MAKER'S MARK EL (JACKSON, 1989, P. 123), LONDON, 1680 |
January 19, 2017
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: the body embossed and chased with palm and acanthus below acanthus band, matching cover with central rosette, double-dolphin thumbpiece and wide shield handle terminal,
repair to handle near hinge, shaped lip pushed down slightly, a few minor dings throughout and one minor dent to base rim, splitting at the top rim of the cover, a spout added and later removed
In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective qualified opinion.
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Dimensions: height 6 1/2 in.
Literature: George Parker, “Lighting and Dining in the Eighteenth Century: Silver Pewter, Brass and Bronze,” Wisconsin Academy Review, 43: 3 (Summer 1997), 14.