20 août 2018

S. J. Shrubsole, Corp., Stand 334 at TEFAF New York Fall 2018

Francis Leake, A Charles II antique tankard, London, 1673. Silver-Gilt. Height 17.1 cm (6.7 in.). Fully Hallmarked. Image courtesy S. J. Shrubsole, Corp. / Stand 334. This tankard was given as a Bequest by the Archbishop of Canterbury. Engraved with the Latin inscription “Legatum Amicissimi Reverandissimi in Christo Patris Thomae Nuper Cantuar Archiepi”. The inscription relates to a bequest in the will of Thomas Tenison, Archbishop of Canterbury, dated 1715: “I give and bequeath unto the Rt. Rev. Father in... [Lire la suite]