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Curved or ogee-shaped body on splayed and molded foot. Molded midband and domed cover. Double scroll handle, shield-shaped tip, open-work scroll purchase, and molded drop on hinge. Spout on front. Curved or ogee-shaped body on splayed and molded foot. Molded midband and domed over. Double scroll...

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Inscription

MARKS: on the underside of the tankard, maker's mark FW in a shaped shield (Grimwade 731); lion passant; leopard's head crowned; date letter o (1749/50). SCRATCHES: engraved on the underside of the tankard, weight "31=18" scratched out, "30=16" below; inventory number engraved twice "C212".

Credit Line

Bequest of Forsyth Wickes—The Forsyth Wickes Collection

1749–50

Object Place

London, England

Accession Number

65.2276

Medium or Technique

Metal

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Silver