• Circa 1730

    Anders Erichsen Hind

    9594 Antique Norwegian Silver Tankard


    Probably Norwegian. An early 18th century Scandinavian silver peg tankard of plain cylindrical form raised on three stylish pomegranate ball feet. Large size and heavy weight. The domed cover and body are decorated in the Regence style popular in c.1730. The scroll handle has a thumb piece modelled as a rampant lion holding a large ball. The lid has an inset coin (added later). Contains 1600 ml. Weight 1294 grams, 41.6 troy oz. Height 18 cm, 23 cm (to top of thumbpiece). Makers mark only “AEH” struck 4 times underneath probably for Anders Erichsen Hind of Bergen, Norway. Circa 1730.

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