This antique, 18th century, Scandinavian pewter tankard features a flat lid with a thumb aperture, and an all-over chased design with a crown and twining flowers, the etched date on the front: 1779. The lid is etched with JLS over MD. It is a wonderful addition to any pewter collection, making a subtle, elegant statement.
Thomas Ursin Gregersen Schjerning (Danish, 1721-?)
Touchmarks (base), ownership initials (lid) and dated (side).
Width 7.5 Depth 4 Height 8.5 inches