A mid-17th century lead bronze skillet, English, probably by Thomas Palmar (fl. 1641 - 76) of the Palmar foundry in Canterbury, Kent
Lot 542
A mid-17th century lead bronze skillet, English, probably by Thomas Palmar (fl. 1641 - 76) of the Palmar foundry in Canterbury, Kent
Sold for £475 (US$ 789) inc. premium
Auction Details
The Oak Interior Chester
25 Apr 2013 10:00 BST

Auction 21122
A mid-17th century lead bronze skillet, English, probably by Thomas Palmar (fl. 1641 - 76) of the Palmar foundry in Canterbury, Kent
Lot Details
A mid-17th century lead bronze skillet, English, probably by Thomas Palmar (fl. 1641 - 76) of the Palmar foundry in Canterbury, Kent
Of slightly tapering cylindrical form, the tapering handle cast with the letters 'THO PALMAR', the two words spaced by a small lozenge, an angular bracket beneath the handle, on three slightly moulded outswept supports, 11cm diameter x 23.5cm long (to tip of handle) x 13cm high

Footnotes

  • J. Seymour Lindsay, Iron and Brass Implements of the English House (1985), Figure 119, illustrates a skillet handle by Thomas Palmar.
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