Tamlyns 2008 Auction – Lot 006

An Elizabethan bronze measure decorated in relief with the Royal Arms of Elizabeth I and the date 1601, single square baluster lug handle, bearing the scratched initials, G S and I S, 5.125 inches high, 5.25 inches diameter.

The initials, indicate the line of descent from Janet Salesbury of Rhûg, to Sir Robert Williames Vaughan of Hengwrt, Nannau and Rhûg, (1803-1859) 3rd Baronet. Nannau Schedule of Contents 1958, No.129, described as an “Iron Tankard. 1601, and Royal Arms of Elizabeth I.”

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