This exceptional antique George V sterling silver tankard has a plain cylindrical tapering form, in the classic 17th century flat topped form.
The plain body of this antique tankard is embellished with an impressive contemporary engraved inscription 'A.J.S 22.4.27'
The lower portion of this antique tankard is plain and encircled with a plain applied girdle in addition to bands of tooled decoration.
This exceptional Elkington & Co silver tankard retains the original hinged hallmarked domed cover surmounted with a fine and impressive volute scrolling thumbpiece and encircled with tooled ornamentation.
The anterior surface of the cover incorporates a plain shaped thumbpiece.
The hinge is decorated with an exceptional undulating, pendant drop and vase style ornamentation to the upper portion of the handle.
This antique tankard is fitted with an S scroll handle ornamented with a heart shaped terminal.
The circular spreading foot is encircled with further tooled decoration.
The underside of the tankard bears the retailer's mark 'Elkington & Co', in addition to the registration number '21936'.
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