17th Century Antique Charles II Sterling Silver Lidded Tankard London 1677 John Cruttall

£ 12,750.00

A rare and very unusual large cylindrical Charles II tankard with elegant contemporary acanthus leaf embossing to the lower body.

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A rare and very unusual large cylindrical Charles II tankard with elegant contemporary acanthus leaf embossing to the lower body.  The lid is hinged with additional acanthus leaf workmanship and a fabulous twined scrolling foliage thumb piece.  The handle is scroll formed and has a unique central “rib” decoration for highlights.

 

Weight:  28 troy ounces/874 grams

Height:  7.25 inches/18.5cm

Length:  9 inches/23cm (back of handle to front of rim)

Condition:  Excellent throughout.  Never seen in 30 years a Charles II acanthus leaf tankard designed like this.  Completely unique example.

Price:  £12,750