antique english pewter spire flagon by john newham dated 1726




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A large spire flagon by John Newham of London, England; who worked 1699 - 1733. The flagon is inscribed to the front with a star (sun) containing IHS and a cross; under this is inscribed Kilsby 1726. Kilsby is a village and civil parish in the Daventry district of Northamptonshire, England. It is situated a short distance south of the border with Warwickshire approximately five miles southeast of Rugby.
The flagon has a tapering cylindrical body on a large flared foot. There are bands of ovolo moulding just above the foot and also just below the upper handle terminal. The flagon has a double dome lid toped with a finial, it has an upright scroll thumbpiece. The handle is of a swan neck form.
There are a partial set of makers hall marks and a touch mark inside the base.
These flagon were for communion use in Churches.
Note: A smaller version of this flagon is held in the collection of The Worshipful Company of Pewterers, and published as item number 114 of their collection.
Excellent condition with a polished silver grey finish and some small traces of light oxide.
Repairs: There are no repairs that I could detect.
Height to top of finial: 15.00 in (38.20cm).
Base diameter: 7.25in (18.4cm).
Capacity: To be confirmed.
Weight: 2627 grams.
Pewterer's reference number:
Pewter Society: - PS6728.
Cotterell: Old Pewter: Its Makers and Marks - OP3372.
Shipping costs:
UK: 15.00
Europe: 30.00
USA/Canada: 50.00
Other countries: Please ask.
Stock number: P-078.
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Internal Ref: P-078


Height = 38 cm (15")
Width = 18 cm (7")
Depth = 18 cm (7")

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