9376. Antique George II Silver Lidded Tankard - Price £2,350

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A good early English sterling silver lidded tankard with domed lid. Lovely plain design. The tankard has a simple baluster form, the body with a concentric reed ring to the base of the handle, the S scroll handle finishes in a decorative thumb piece. Uninscribed. Good patina. Contains 1000 ml. Weight 690 grams, 22.1 troy ounces. Height 20.7 cms (to top of thumb piece). Spread 17 cms. Diameter 10 cms (top). London 1748. Maker Henry Brind.

Biography - Henry Brind, London silversmith, apprenticed to Richard Bailey 1734, free 1742. Brother of Walter Brind. Mark entered as largeworker 1742.

Condition - A good quality tankard in very good condition with no damage or restoration. Stamped with a fully matching and clear set of silver marks to the body and lid, handle unmarked. There is an old dent on the handle and some wear to the concentric band around the body.
Please note that this item is not new and will show moderate signs of wear commensurate with age. Reflections in the photograph may detract from the true representation of this item.

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