A Wigan high single-fillet tavern pot, of Ale-pint capacity, circa 1720
Lot 25
A rare Wigan high single-fillet tavern pot, of ale-pint capacity, circa 1720
Sold for £3,500 (US$ 5,882) inc. premium
Auction Details
A Wigan high single-fillet tavern pot, of Ale-pint capacity, circa 1720 A Wigan high single-fillet tavern pot, of Ale-pint capacity, circa 1720
Lot Details
A rare Wigan high single-fillet tavern pot, of ale-pint capacity, circa 1720
The truncated cone body with high single-fillet and simple lip, S-curved handle with boot-heel terminal, touchmark inside base of John Harvey II, Wigan, (w.1688-1723), (OP 5666, PS 11412), handle with triangular beading to thumbrest, 19.6 fl.oz capacity, height 13.6cm

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The Christopher A. Peal Collection, Sotheby's, November 1980, lot 49.

    Exhibited: Exhibition of Pewter in the Usher Gallery Lincoln, 29 September to 27 October 1962, item 188.

    Literature: Illustrated Christopher A. Peal, Pewter of Great Britain for Pleasure and Investment, p. 99, pl. 69. Journal of the Pewter Society, Vol. 3, No. 3, Spring 1982, p.9 9, (third from left).
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