A large Victorian silver Saddlers' Company commemorative tankard,
in 17th century style, with embossed decoration of a stag hunt, the inside silver-gilt, and with the Saddlers' Company coat of arms and commemorative inscription on the inside of the lid,
23.2cm high, 76ozt
The inscription inside the cover reads: 'In commemoration of the Charter granted by Richard II to the Saddlers' Company 20 Mar 1395'.
This is a copy of the Lee tankard by Jacob Bodendick, London, 1676, and was presented by the Saddlers' Company Court to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the company’s incorporation charter of 1395. The company holds three of their tankards. Another is in the Royal Artillery Museum.
The Saddlers' Company has now become The Worshipful Company of Saddlers. See https://thesaddlers.org/
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Sold for £2,800
There are small holes in the raised stag hunt frieze, on the horse's head and manes and evidence of solder in one place.
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