Decorative Arts Auction

June 0914, 2018
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Lot 7

George III Silver Tankard, Solomon Hougham, London, 1805

George III Silver Tankard, Solomon Hougham, London, 1805
Lot 7 Details
George III Silver Tankard, Solomon Hougham, London, 1805

of cylinder form with two ribbed bands and flat cover hinged to the scroll handle
height 7.5 in — 19 cm
21.8 oz. — 678 grams

Estimate $400-$600

Realised: $960
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


J.H. (Jake) and Elizabeth Moore Collection, London, Ontario
James Robinson, New York


Engraved with a crest on the cover; minor dents at the base rim; possible repair at the joint of the handle at the rim; otherwise substantially in good condition; has been converted from a jug; marked on the side and under the cover; side marks a bit worn


About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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