The hinge has a pendant drop decoration to the upper face of the C scroll handle which displays the contemporary engraved initials GA surmounted by Y. The handle has a shield shaped terminal.This impressive tankard is a very good gauge of silver, fine quality an in excellent condition, showing only a few minor blemishes in keeping with the age of the piece. Full hallmarks struck to the surface of the body, and, as expected the maker's mark and lion passant to the rim of the cover, and maker's mark to the handle are clear, apart from the lion passant mark which is rubbed. The tankard displays a fine set of full hallmarks considering their position on the surface of the body. Reflections in photography may detract from the true representation of this item. Length from back of handle to front rim of cover. Origin : Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. We are dedicated to ensuring the highest possible quality service to our customers, always going above and beyond! See the tabs below to read more about our policies. Andrew Campbell founder and owner of AC Silver has been dealing in antique diamond & gemstone jewellery and antique sterling silver since 1977. In addition to his high quality Newcastle-based shop, Andrew has developed what is now an established and internationally recognised online store. For more details see our About Us. FREE OF CHARGE to all customers - including national and international deliveries. The item "Newcastle Sterling Silver Tankard by Thomas Makepeace I Antique Georgian" is in sale since Thursday, June 26, 2014.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Silver\Solid Silver\Cups/Goblets". The seller is "acsilver925" and is located in NEWCASTLE ON TYNE, Tyne and Wear. This item can be shipped worldwide.