ANTIQUE ENGLISH PEWTER SPIRE FLAGON BY JOHN ...

Item Ref
P-078

Description:
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.

Condition:
Excellent condition with a 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 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.
SOLD

ANTIQUE ENGLISH PEWTER SPIRE FLAGON BY INGRAM ...

Item Ref
P-077

Description:
A spire flagon of tall slender form by Ingram & Hunt of Bewdley, England; who worked 1778-1807. The flagon has a tapering cylindrical body on a flared foot. There are incised bands just above the foot. The flagon has a double dome lid topped with a finial, it has a open chair back thump piece. The handle is of a triple scroll form with a fish tail terminal.
There are a partial set of makers hall marks to the left of the handle.
Note: An almost identical example is published as plate 27, in Provincial Pewterer's by Homer & Hall, dated as late 18th century.
There is also an example published on the Pewter Society website as ware number 3804.
These flagon were for communion use in Churches.

Condition:
Excellent condition with a 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 finial: 14.50 in (38.20cm).
Base diameter: 6.00in (15.2cm).

Capacity: To be confirmed.

Weight: 1740 grams.

Pewterer's reference number:
Pewter Society: - PS5094.
Cotterell: Old Pewter: Its Makers and Marks - OP5708.

Shipping costs:
UK: 15.00
Europe: 25.00
USA/Canada: 40.00
Other countries: Please ask.

Stock number: P-077.
SOLD