A late George II later decorated tankard by Thomas Whipham, London 1756
Lot 397
A late George II later decorated tankard by Thomas Whipham, London 1756
Sold for £1,350 (US$ 2,269) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Antique Silver
A late George II later decorated tankard
by Thomas Whipham, London 1756
Embossed with scenes of merriment with an outdoor backdrop, the hinged handle with pierced thumb-piece and heart shaped terminal, with the addition of a mask spout, engraved with presentation inscription, height 19.5cm, weight 28.9oz.

Footnotes

  • The presentation inscription reads;
    Presented Along With A Silver Epergne By A Number Of Glasgow Citizens To Robert Hutchison Esqr. Auctioneer, Glasgow, On His Retirement From Business As A Testimonial In Recognition Of His Many Amiable Qualities And Of The Satisfactory Manner He Has For Upwards Of 30 years Discharged his Public Duties Glasgow 13th August 1873.
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