antique english pewter tankard by richard going ii bristol 1715 1764

ANTIQUE ENGLISH PEWTER TANKARD BY RICHARD GOING II, BRISTOL 1715 - 1764.


Price

SOLD

Item Ref

P-053

Description

Description:
A large and scarce tankard by Richard Going of Bristol, England; who worked 1715 - 1764. The tankard is of unusually large size having a capacity of 46floz, this would be over two and a half pints to the Old English Wine Standard.
The tankard is straight sided with a low fillet to the body which stands on a slightly flared foot. The double dome lid has a scroll thumbpiece, the heavy curved handle has a large fishtail terminal. The inside base bears the mark of Richard Going.
Richard Going was a prominent Bristol maker and exported on a regular basis to America. His shop was in Broad Quay, Bristol and is shown in the lower right hand corner of the painting by Peter Monamy; which is displayed in the Bristol City Museum. (see image attached).
Published examples:
'Pewter at Colonial Williamsburg' P21, items 265-267.
Condition:
Excellent condition with a lightly polished silver grey finish and some small traces of light oxide.
Repairs: There are no repairs that I could detect.
Size:
Height to top of thumb piece: 7.50 in (19.00cm).
Base diameter: 5.25in (13.3cm).
Capacity: 46.00floz, 2.5 Pints Old English Wine Standard.
Weight: 1224 grams.
Pewterer's reference number:
Pewter Society: - PS32.
Cotterell: Old Pewter: Its Makers and Marks - OP1909.
Shipping costs:
UK: 10.00
Europe: 20.00
USA/Canada: 30.00
Other countries: Please ask.
Stock number: P-053.
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Internal Ref: P-053


Dimensions

Height = 19 cm (8")
Width = 13.3 cm (5")
Depth = 13.3 cm (5")



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