• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5927

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    29 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 98

    A JAMES I PEWTER 'BUN-LID' FLAGON

    CIRCA 1615

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A JAMES I PEWTER 'BUN-LID' FLAGON
    CIRCA 1615
    With unusual engraved decoration to back of thumbpiece and both handle terminal and thumbpiece with gadrooning, repair to cover and thumbpiece join
    13¼ in. (33.5 cm.) high


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    Compare with a James I flagon with relief cast decoration on the thumbpiece, Bonhams, Chester 8th September 2005 lot 134. Although engraved and not cast, the motifs on this example are similar but the angular gadrooning most unusual.

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