English Stering Silver Charles Ii Tankard Coat Of Arms 24 Oz For Sale
FINEST ENGLISH CHARLES II STERLING SILVER FLAT TOP TANKARD; BEAUTIFULLY ENGRAVED FAMILY COAT OF ARMS
We are pleased to offer this fine Charles II flat top tankard.
Displaying beautifully engraved family coat of arms. Raised dragon atop unique pear shape shield, a small section with textured ground, rest smooth. Within lush foliate frame.
The shoulder with maker AF stamped four times, rubbed but discernible. Under the lid along edge three more marks, these mostly rubbed. This maker is not listed in either Jackson or Grimwade.
A near identical Charles II flat top step out foot tankard is illustrated in Waldron page 199. He notes c1705 dating.
In as noted gently tapering stright side construction.
Flat top gently domed edge cover.
Classic foliate volute thumb piece. First observed on Charles II tankards such as this.
Thick well cast tapering S-scroll handle. Applied twin vine and leaf strapwork.
The tankard is 8 1/2 inches handle to edge and 6 1/2 tall.
Thick heavy guage construction weighs 24 1/2 (standard) ounces.
Rich lusterous sterling patina. The beautifully engraved family coat arms retains most all of its original detail. Interior with what appears to be original gold wash in fine state. Please note there are numerous old silver restorations to cover, handle body and seam of solder under base. Please offer with that in mind.
There are NO returns due to condition as we have utlined that quite clearly.
Please feel free to inquire directly about this or any item. We very much welcome your interest.
We are collectors first. As such quite easy to work with.
We combine items when shipping, saving you costs. Ship twice weekly. US Postal Service Express & Priority. Never ground. Fully insured. Almost always losing money by doing so.
We make great effort to accurately describe our silver. Returns are accepted, if either condition, country of origin or dating is significantly incorrect. We refund your shipping costs as well. Remember, the items you see are antiques. Hence, have an expected amount of wear. As such, returning an item because we failed to mention a few mild scuffs, nick or tiny bump is not acceptable. Nor do we accept returns based on buyer's remorse.
Massachusetts residents are subject to sales tax. We received favorable notice in the March 12th, 2006 New York Times. Page 8, Business Section, in a well written article on silver collecting. Copy furnished upon request.
From our personal collection, an elegant mid 19th century coin silver basket, from John and Edward Moore, of Tiffany fame. Illustrated in the cover article of May/June 2008 Silver Magazine, page 27.
Enjoy....and good fortune in your offerding.
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