Lot 1: Sterling tankard, 18th century, Slender egg and urn form finial to domical lid with reed and scrolled thumb grip, plain flaring body wiPlatinum House
April 30, 2012
Philadelphia, PA, USALive Auction
Slender egg and urn form finial to domical lid with reed and scrolled thumb grip, plain flaring body with lyre form handle having a molded
frame hinge terminating in a hemispheric butt, molded base, bottom inscribed with the name "J.Clarke" in script (partially worn).
H: 8 5/8 in. Weight: 25 1/2 troy oz.
Monogram of a later date relative to the style, the solded of the handle at the tip is questionable and a few dimples.
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