A rare set of three early 19th century pewter lidded bulbous measures Circa 1830-50, Birmingham
Lot 75
A rare set of three early 19th century pewter lidded bulbous measures Circa 1830-50, Birmingham
Sold for £375 (US$ 473) inc. premium

Lot Details
A rare set of three early 19th century pewter lidded bulbous measures
Circa 1830-50, Birmingham
To include a gallon, half-gallon and quart, each with a flat-domed lid, single-curve handle with open chair-back thumbpiece, mid-fillet and incised lines to body, crown GIV mark to collar, (3)

Footnotes

  • It is rare to find high capacity bulbous measures with lids. These examples were probably produced in Birmingham, possibly by James Yates, (w.1837-1899). The body is of near identical form to the unlidded examples; see Lots 71, 72.
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