antique scottish pewter crested tappit hen chopin capacity circa 1780

ANTIQUE SCOTTISH PEWTER CRESTED TAPPIT HEN, CHOPIN CAPACITY, CIRCA 1780.


Price

SOLD

Item Ref

P-105

Description

Description:
A good Scottish pewter crested tappit hen of 'chopin' capacity, this example would have been made in Glasgow although it is unmarked.
The tappit hen is of typical shouldered form with multiple incised bands to the shouldered body which stands on a foot rim, the is a cone and ball knop to the lid (this is less common than the normal acorn knop), the erect thumb piece is cast with three horizontal bars. There is a plouk inside the top, capacity to this point is 30floz. There are very good linen marks where the handle joins the body. The lid hinge is in five parts, typical of Glasgow tappit hens.
Provenance: Published and exhibited at The Currier Gallery of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire; 'British Pewter 1600-1850' April 1st - 28th 1974, item number 71.
Sold at Bonham's 22.01.2015 as lot 204.
Published examples:
'Scottish Pewter 1600-1850' by Peter Spencer Davies, page 198.
'The Neish Pewter Collection' page 119, item 179.
Condition:
Excellent condition with a lightly polished silver grey finish and some small traces of light oxide.
Repairs: There are no repairs that I could detect.
Size:
Height to top of knop: 9.75 in (24.50cm).
Base diameter: 4.00in (10.00cm).
Capacity: 30.00floz, Scottish Chopin.
Weight: 1175 grams.
Pewterer's reference number:
Pewter Society: - .
Cotterell: Old Pewter: Its Makers and Marks - .
Shipping costs:
UK: 10.00
Europe: 20.00
USA/Canada: 30.00
Other countries: Please ask.
Stock number: P-105.
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Internal Ref: P-105


Dimensions

Height = 24.5 cm (10")
Width = 10 cm (4")
Depth = 10 cm (4")



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