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SOLD - German Silver Quart and a Half Coin Tankard - Antique Circa 1890

A magnificent, fine and impressive, large antique German 800 standard silver quart and a half coin tankard; an addition to our range of collectable silverware

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Description


This magnificent antique German 800 standard silver tankard has a plain tapering cylindrical form onto a circular domed foot.


The surface of this German tankard is embellished with inset original coins* amidst chased decorated floral and foliate motifs, all on a matte background.


The upper rim of the tankard is encompassed with an applied moulded border.


This antique quart and a half* tankard retains the original domed hallmarked cover with a plain circular plateau surmounted with an impressive scrolling leaf thumbpiece.


The domed portion of the cover is embellished with identical decoration to that of the body.


The hinge is decorated with a floral motif to either side of the original pin.


This antique German tankard is fitted with a scrolling handle ornamented with exceptional leaf designs to each side and a tiered design to the handpiece.


The domed foot is encircled further coins and leaf motifs accented with bands of bead decoration.


* The original 16th to 18th century silver coins have noteable value.


** 1.5 Imperial quart = 3 pints / 1.7 litres


View the full range of antique drinking vessels and silver tankards for sale at AC Silver


Maker: Unknown

Condition


This antique tankard with lid is an exceptional gauge of silver, exceptional quality and in exceptional condition.

The chased decoration and coins are sharp in keeping with age.

The German hallmarks struck to the underside and foot of the tankard are all very clear.


Reflections in photographs may detract from the true representation of this piece of antique silverware.


Dimensions


Length from back of handle to rim 24cm/9.4"

Diameter of rim 14cm/5.5"

Diameter of foot 20cm/7.9"

Height 22.5cm/8.9"


Weight


56 troy ounces/1742g


 
 
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