A quart high single-fillet tavern pot, circa 1720
Lot 20
A rare quart high single-fillet pewter tavern pot, circa 1720
Sold for £1,625 (US$ 2,731) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
17 Jan 2013 11:00 GMT

Auction 21094
Lot Details
A rare quart high single-fillet pewter tavern pot, circa 1720
The truncated cone body with single high fillet, simple lip and multi-reeded foot, S-curved handle with fish- tail terminal, maker's mark 'RC', under base, capacity 38 fl.oz., height 16cm

Footnotes

  • Provenance: The C. Josse Johnson, Ronald F. Michaelis and Michael Boorer Collections. Purchased Sotheby's, 17 September 1996, lot 427.

    Exhibited: Usher Gallery, Lincoln, 1962, catalogue no.194. Reading Museum and Art Gallery, 1969, catalogue no.152, (illustrated). The touchmark RC is listed as being the same as that found on a porringer, in the same exhibition, (No.148), in the Collection of the Worshipful Company of Pewterers; (PS 15886).

    Literature: Illustrated Ronald F. Michaelis, British Pewter, p.55.
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