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LAURENCE OLIVIER'S SILVER TANKARD

Thomas Farren, London
LARRY'S MUG
LOT SOLD. 3,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
133

LAURENCE OLIVIER'S SILVER TANKARD

Thomas Farren, London
LARRY'S MUG
LOT SOLD. 3,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Vivien: The Vivien Leigh Collection

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Thomas Farren, London
LARRY'S MUG
later embossed and chased with scrolls, flowers and fruits and engraved with initials 'LO' and inscription: '12th June 1947 / from G[?]...'
maker's mark, London standard and date letter for 1722
silver
11.2cm., 4 5/8 in. high
1680-1743
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Literature

Notley Abbey Inventory, April 1948, p. 39, silver / dining room, 'An embossed pint tankard floral and scroll design Geo. 1st 1722 (the embossing is probably later)'
(The Vivien Leigh Archive, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, THM/433/6/1);
Photographed at Notley Abbey in the dining room circa 1959.

Catalogue Note

The presentation year refers to 1947 when Larry was knighted and the day when his knighthood appeared in the honours list. The signature at the bottom remains unidentified, however it could possibly be that of the British actress Dame Gwen Lucy Ffrangcon-Davies (1891-1992).

Vivien: The Vivien Leigh Collection

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London