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Britannia Standard Silver Tankard - Antique Queen Anne (1711)


£11,950 | $16,270 USD | €13,301 EUR
Item Number: SA760733
Date of manufacture: 18th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: AC Silver
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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique Queen Anne English Britannia standard silver tankard; an addition to our range of collectable 18th century silverware
This exceptional antique Queen Anne Britannia standard silver* tankard has a plain tapering cylindrical form onto a domed spreading foot.
The surface of this antique silver tankard is plain and unembellished, with applied moulded borders to the upper rim.
This antique tankard retains the original hallmarked domed hinged cover, surmounted with an impressive cast silver scrolling thumbpiece.
The hinge is decorated with cast ribbed ornamentation to either side.
This antique silver lidded tankard is fitted with an S scroll handle ornamented with a hexagonal shaped terminal.
The domed spreading foot is encircled with bands of applied moulded decoration to the rim.
* Britannia Silver - The Britannia silver standard of 958 (95.84% of fine silver), denoted by the icon of the seated Britannia holding an oval shield, was introduced by William III in 1697. This was to indicate the slightly higher standard of silver from sterling silver standard of 925 (92.5% of fine silver).
This antique silver tankard is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the body and to the surface of the cover, in addition to the maker's mark to the handle are all very clear in keeping with age and location.
Length from back of handle to rim 19.2cm/7.6"
Diameter 14.5cm/5.7"
Height to top of thumbpiece 22.6cm/8.9"
Volume 875ml
30 troy ounces/932g
Maker: Timothy Ley
Date: 1711
Origin: London, England
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Internal Ref: C5066


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 18th Century.


Height = 1 cm (0.4")
Width = 1 cm (0.4")
Depth = 1 cm (0.4")

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Tyne and Wear
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