Gavels ‘n’ Paddles: English silver tankard, $5,900, Richard Winterton
Recent Auction Results From Near & Far
By Ken Hall
A rare English silver tankard, made in the early 18th century, during the reign of King George I, possibly by the little-known Exeter silversmith Andrew Worth, sold for $5,900 at an auction held March 26-27 by Richard Winterton in Lichfield, England. Also, a suite of diamond and sapphire jewelry went for $9,000; a rare Border Fine Arts limited-edition figural group (“Red Squirrels”) rose to $3,000; a Japanese Meiji reticulated vase fetched $2,250; and a World War I Distinguished Flying Cross hit $2,250. Prices include the buyer’s premium.