A Charles II silver tankard, possibly by Phillip Price, London 1663, tapering circular form, scroll handle, dated '1672', the flat hinged cover with an armorial within ribbon-tied foliate mantling and with a scroll thumb-piece, the front of the tankard initialled 'T*K' over 'A*H' with plume mantling, height 17cm, approx. weight 28oz. Provenance: A Private Collection. Alastair Dickenson Ltd. Christie's, London, Fine Silver, 31 March 1971, lot 120. Spink and Son advert in Connoisseur, March 1967. Exhibited: International Art Treasures, Bath, 1973, No.200. The arms are those of Kennedy quartering those of France. The initials are for Sir Thomas Kennedy who married Agnes Haldane on 1st November 1670. Sir Thomas was Lord Provost of Edinburgh in 1685 and died in 1715. For maker's mark see, Mitchell, D., Silversmiths in Elizabethan and Stuart London, The Boydell Press, 2017, page 436.
Estimate 6 000 - 8 000 GBP