A  Continental silver mounted ivory tankard, apparently unmarked,
Lot 198Y
A 19th century Continental silver mounted ivory tankard, apparently unmarked,
Sold for £7,560 (US$ 12,699) inc. premium
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A 19th century Continental silver mounted ivory tankard,
apparently unmarked,
cover with central inset commemorative coin, scroll borders, embossed with foliate scrolls, putto, birds of paradise and a bust on a matted ground, side embossed with entwined husks, berries and branches, hippocamp thumbpiece, carved scroll ivory handle with silver mounts, lower junction with a seated putto and fruiting vine tendrils, ivory body depicting a drunken Bacchanalian orgy, on a silver mount with gadroon and bead border, on three grape and vine leaf feet, height 24cm.

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