A Georgian Sterling Silver Tankard London 1784

Heading : A Georgian Sterling Silver Tankard
Date : Hallmarked in London for Thomas Wallis in 1784
Period : George III
Origin :London England

Decoration : Elaborate double c scroll handle with small upturned thumb rest. terraced foot
Size :  Height 9.4 cm, base diameter 6.6 cm
Condition : Excellent other than some minuscule manufacturing roughness at the junction of foot and body
Restoration : Professionally polished
Weight :  177 grams ( 5.7 troy ounces)

Note : A somewhat curious capacity of just under eight and a half fluid ounces (half a pint being 10 fl.oz) or one and three quarter gills. This is a little too large for a period christening gift and a little too small for grog. We had to investigate this. This was the standard capacity for Belgian beer and also the standard measure for beer in the low countries.

 

 

 

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  • £365.00


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