Robert Pocock

Robert Pocock

  • 1676

    Robert Pocock

    9164 Charles II Silver Lidded Tankard


    A good early English silver flat top lidded tankard in sterling silver, the scroll handle having a decorative thumb piece. Good patina. The lovely plain design and hand beaten silver is very charming. To the front there is a hand engraved armorial within tied plumage, very typical of this date. Contains 1400 ml. Weight 832 grams, 26.7 troy ounces. Height 18 cms (to top of thumb piece). Spread 19.5. Diameter 12 (top), 13.5 cms (base). Fully marked on lid and base, handle unmarked. London 1676. Makers mark RP* (see Jacksons page 128), probably Robert Pocock free 1666, died c.1692 (attribution by Dr David Mitchell in “Silversmiths in Elizabethan and Stuart London”).

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