A mid-17th Century baluster-knop
Lot 225
A mid-17th Century baluster-knop
Sold for £112 (US$ 188) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Sale Chester
15 Sep 2011 10:00 BST

Auction 18926
Lot Details
A mid-17th Century baluster-knop
With flattened hexagonal stem, indistinct touchmark of '?T' to fig-shaped bowl along with wriggle-work cross, length 16.3cm


  • Provenance: Peal Collection
    Illustrated British Pewter & Britannia for Pleasure and Investment p.97. fig. 32. The author describes the cross on the bowl as 'said to protect from the evil eye'.
  1. David Houlston
    Specialist - Oak Furniture
    Banbury Road
    Oxford, OX5 1JH
    United Kingdom
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