Antique George III Silver Tankard London 1773
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A wonderful antique English George III silver lidded tankard with hallmarks for 1773.The tankard is embossed and engraved with floral and foliate scenes.
The maker's mark is from the renowned silversmiths Charles Wright of London.
There is no mistaking its unique quality and design, which is sure to make it a treasured piece by any discerning collector.
Height: 20 cm
Weight: 22 troy oz
Excellent - please refer to pictures.
Charles Wright - possibly the oldest manufacturing silversmith in the world. The origin of this business having been established by Anthony Nelme c. 1680.Francis Nelme inherited the business on the death of his father in 1722 and continued until 1739 when Thomas Whipham took over the business. On his death in 1756 his son Thomas WhiphamJr took into partnership Charles Wright. Thomas retired in 1775 and the business was continued by Charles Wright. The business was amalgamated by Henry Chawner in 1786 and the latter son of Edward Barnard (I) became the foreman of the firm.
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