Four English Silverplate Pub Pint Tankards
first quarter 20th century, all of tapering cylindrical form (some inverted), including examples by:
Mappin Bros., London, engraved "King's Head";
Robert Pringle & Sons, with defaced engraving on the underside "George the Fourth";
William Hutton & Sons, monogrammed "HB" and engraved on the underside "The Swan / East Grinstead"; and
an unmarked example monogrammed "BB".
h. 4-3/4" to 5", dia. 3-1/4" to 3-1/4"
**All showing the character of their intended use, with numerous scratches, nicks, large losses to the silver, dented rims, etc. Still, a handsome and serviceable group. Marked and engraved as noted. All with official capacity verification marks (one London City, the other London City Council).