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1920s Antique Sterling Silver Tankard

$2,055.03

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An exceptional, fine and impressive antique George V English sterling silver flat topped tankard made by Elkington and Co Ltd; part of our wine and drink related silverware collection. This exceptional antique George V sterling silver tankard has a plain cylindrical tapering form, in the classic 18th century flat topped form. The plain body of this antique tankard is embellished with an impressive contemporary engraved inscription 'A.J.S 22.4.27'; this inscription could be removed upon request. The lower portion of this antique tankard is plain and encircled with a plain applied girdle in addition to bands of tooled decoration. This exceptional Elkington & Co silver tankard retains the original hinged hallmarked domed cover surmounted with a fine and impressive volute scrolling thumbpiece and encircled with tooled ornamentation. The anterior surface of the cover incorporates a plain shaped thumbpiece. The hinge is decorated with an exceptional undulating, pendant drop and vase style ornamentation to the upper portion of the handle. This antique tankard is fitted with an S scroll handle ornamented with a heart shaped terminal. The circular spreading foot is encircled with further tooled decoration. The underside of the tankard bears the retailer's mark 'Elkington & Co', in addition to the registration number '21936'. Dimensions Length from back of handle to rim 14.5cm/5.7" Diameter 10cm/3.9" Height 13.3cm/5.2" Weight 15.7 troy ounces/490g Maker: Elkington & Co Ltd Date: 1926 Origin: Birmingham, England Video: A video of this fine piece is available upon request Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.

Details

  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 5.2 in. (13.21 cm)Diameter: 3.9 in. (9.91 cm)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    1926
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. This antique Elkington & Co silver tankard is a superior gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the tankard have wear in keeping with their location.
  • Seller Location
    Jesmond, GB
  • Reference Number
    Seller: A92491stDibs: LU1200218466452

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $133.88 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 8-10 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Jesmond, United Kingdom
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

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About the Seller
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Located in Jesmond, United Kingdom
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