Antique Silver George III Tankard made in 1773

£2,900

Maker: John King

A fine and large Georgian silver lidded tankard. The tankard has a gentle baluster-shaped body with an attractive handle which terminates in a heart.

Date 1773
Made By John King
Location London
Stock Number W189x33
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W189x33
Date:
1773
Maker: John King
£2,900
Description

A fine and large Georgian silver lidded tankard. The tankard has a gentle baluster-shaped body with an attractive handle which terminates in a heart.

The thumbpiece is beautifully pierced. It is fully marked on the base and underneath the lid.

The tankard is in good all round condition.

Dimensions: height (to top of thumbpiece) 20.5 cm, diameter (of base) 11.4 cm; weight 24.5 troy oz.

Maker
John King

John King was a silversmith working in London during the 18th century. He was apprenticed in 1750 to Henry Brind and was then passed over to William Shaw in 1751.

He was free by 1757 and entered his first mark as a plate worker in 1775 from an address in Little Britain, Smithfield, London. He continued to enter new marks with another in 1775, and then further marks in 1777, 1779, 1785. In 1789 he had moved to Moor Lane, where he is recorded as being until 1800.

In 1780, his son, Joseph, was apprenticed to him – also as a plate worker.

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Delivery Charges:
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For Europe £30.00
For the rest of World £50.00
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