Description

    A CHARLES I SILVER TANKARD
    Unidentifed maker, London, England, 1629-30
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head crowned), PG (over annulet), M
    5-7/8 x 6 x 4 inches (14.9 x 15.2 x 10.2 cm)
    17.77 troy ounces

    PROVENANCE:
    J.P. Morgan collection, no. 203;
    John P. Morgan II;
    Sotheby's, New York, April 18, 2002, lot 159;
    The Charles L. Poor Collection;
    Sotheby's, New York, October 23, 2006.

    The tapered cylindrical tankard with roll-under base and flared rim, slightly convex cover with shaped front, scrolled thumb-piece with foliate cut-out to either side rises from an applied fleur-de-lis, S-shape handle with two-knuckle hinge, vent hole at terminal of handle.



    Estimate: $40,000 - $60,000.

    Condition Report*:

    fine surface scratches commensurate with age, fully marked top base and cover A letter detailing the rarity of this tankard accompanies the lot.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2009
    10th Tuesday
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