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    A RICHARD BELL GEORGE II ENGLISH SILVER TANKARD
    Richard Bell, London, England, circa 1735-1736
    Marks: (lion passant), (leopard's head crowned), RB, V
    7-1/4 inches high (18.4 cm)
    26.4 ounces

    The tankard of typical form, with stepped domed hinged lid, scrolling thumb rest and S-scroll handle, single band to body, on a banded spreading circular foot; centered with inscribed cartouche This I give to my Esteemed Friend Dr. Samuel Johnson When this you see Remember me CH 1762.


    Condition Report*:

    Foot slightly out of round, solder evident at handle mounts, 1/4 inch crack to handle, rim out of round, bowing at cartouche, solder drops to left of cartouche, other imperfections likely from production.

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    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Hollowware/Pottery/Glass, Large (view shipping information)

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2013
    5th Tuesday
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