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1798 Sterling Silver Tankard HM Stephen Adams London

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1798 Sterling Silver Tankard
HM Hallmarked Stephen Adams London 1798

Full & complete Hallmarks:
SA for Stephen Adams
Lion Passant image for Sterling Silver
Crowned Lions head image for London
C date letter for 1798
King George III Monarch effigy facing right.
Hallmark also on inner lid:
Crowned Lions head & C date letter for 1798
plus SA for Stephen Adams silversmith

Provenance:
We purchased this from a member of the Rogers family.
Vancouver, British Columbia
Rogers Sugar Refining family
Presentation Tankard:
Engraved on front presentation panel:
MARY JOSEPHINE ROGERS
FROM HER GODMOTHER
MARY CHERNIAVSKY
1925

Dimensions of Tankard:
Height: 7 inches
Height to handle finial top: 7.5 inches
Diameter of lid: 4.125 inches
Diameter of base: 4.625 inches
Diameter at center: 3.5 inches
Length from handle outer
edge to spout end: 7.5 inches
Total weight: 734.56 grams

All by hand expert repousse, engraving, & structural formation silversmith work, resulting in the excellent overall structure of this extremely scarce 18th Century Tankard.

There are no visible impairments on this piece.
Tankard exhibits its original patina.

Handle is slightly loose, & requires minor adjustment. As well, two small pins are needed, (one on each side of the lower handle insulator). These minor repairs, should cost less than $200. with an expert silversmith.

This is an extremely important historical item with many museum quality attributes. An excellent investment item, with beautiful overall eye appeal.

1798 Sterling Silver Tankard HM Stephen Adams London

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