A monumental solid silver lidded tankard by Elkington & Co. Birmingham 1880

Hallmarked Elkington & Co. Birmingham 1880
25 1/2 inches (65cm) high.
235oz (7.3kg)
Profusely decorated in high relief with scenes depicting a great Greek battle. Most likely Alexander's victory at Thebes (335 B.C.) The hinged lid with representations of the winged goddess of Victory (Nike) & Surmounted by a finial formed as the helmet of Alexander.

Price : On application