Early Handled Ale Tankard

Early Handled Ale Tankard
Turned and carved Burr yew Wood Retaining the Original Silver Metal Mount
English, c.1720

52 high x 5 ¾" wide x 4" deep

Early English wooden Tankards and Jugs with carved handles are exceptionally rare. This fine example is turned and carved from a specimen piece of solid burr yew wood, a particularly hard and durable timber that develops a rich lustrous patina.  

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