• Christie's Interiors - Masters auction at Christies

    Sale 5927

    Christie's Interiors - Masters & Makers

    29 September 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 97

    A WILLIAM AND MARY LIDDED FLAGON

    PERHAPS SCOTTISH, CIRCA 1700

    Price Realised  

    A WILLIAM AND MARY LIDDED FLAGON
    PERHAPS SCOTTISH, CIRCA 1700
    With twin cusp thumbpiece and tapering body with two reeded raised bands, unmarked
    8 in. (20 cm.) high overall


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    For a similar see the Worshipful Company of Pewterers of London Supplementary Catalogue, 1979, p.33. fig. 201.
    It is interesting to note the similarity between the shape of this flagon with both lidless tavern mugs of the period (see Christies Little collection, May 2007 lots 124-126) and Scottish lavers of generally later date.

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