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DESCRIPTION

Good Georgian silver tankard with an 'S' scroll handle incorporating a whistle in its base. The idea was that once your tankard was empty you would invert it and whistle for a refill. I have been unable to get the whistle to work so it may be blocked or lost its pea.

SILVERSMITH

Peter & Ann Bateman (mark part rubbed but quite readable).

DATE or HALLMARK

1799

ASSAY OFFICE

London

WEIGHT in GRAMS

202

SIZE in INCHES

length: 4 1/2 (including handle)

width: 3 1/4 (across the base)

height: 4 3/8 (to top of handle)

SILVER STANDARD

.925 sterling silver

OVERALL CONDITION

excellent, I have removed a small initial engraving from the base. This has been done very sympathetically and now appears as an assayer's scrape.
Back Price 535 sold Item Number: M1236 several